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  • The bones restored to life. Dialogue and dissemination in the Vineyard's dialectic of text and presence.
    Bialecki, Jon (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 136-156.

    In the Vineyard Church of Southern California, charism & scripture complement & control one another.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, California; Vineyard Churches; Dialectic
  • Adventure and Atrophy in a Charismatic Movement: Returning to the 'Toronto Blessing.'
    Percy, Martyn (2005)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 20:1: 71-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Vineyard Churches; Pentecostal, Canada; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Main Street Mystics: The Toronto Blessing and Reviving Pentecostalism.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (2003)
    Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Prophecy; Healing; Liminality; Music; Experiential dimension; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Participant observation; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Glossolalia; Mysticism; Vineyard Churches; Toronto Blessing
  • "Doing the stuff": The Vineyard connection.
    Hunt, Stephen (1997)
    In Stephen Hunt, Malcolm Hamilton, and Tony Walter (eds.), Charismatic Christianity: Sociological perspectives. New York: St. martin's; London: Macmillan, pp. 77-96.

    General sociological overview of the Vineyard & its theology.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist; Charisma; Pentecostal, neo; Vineyard Churches
  • The Anglican Wimberites.
    Hunt, Stephen (1995)
    Pneuma. The Journal for the Society of Pentecostal Studies 17:1: 105-118.

    Associated Search Terms: Vineyard Churches; Pentecostal, neo; Anglican
  • "The Toronto Blessing": A Rumour of Angels?
    Hunt, Stephen (1995)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 10:3: 257-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Airport Vineyard Church; Pentecostal, neo, Canada
  • The Californication of American Evangelicalism: Deviance and Cultural Accommodation in a Midwest Vineyard Congregation.
    Shibley, Mark A. (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.) Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 57-78.

    Based on field work in a Midwest, U.S.A., Vineyard congregation; shows it at ease with the cultural environment.

    Associated Search Terms: Vineyard Churches; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Sect; Participant observation; Accommodation
  • Strictly Speaking?: Kelley's Quandary and the Vineyard Christian Fellowship.
    Perrin, Robin D., and Armand L. Mauss (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:2: 125-135.

    Analyzes 1988-89 questionnaire data from congregations of the Vineyard Christian Fellowship in southern California & Washington State; shows the independence of social strength from strictness.

    Associated Search Terms: Strictness; Vineyard Churches; Asceticism; Membership
  • Saints and Seekers: Sources of Recruitment to the Vineyard Christian Fellowship.
    Perrin, Robin D., and Armand L. Mauss (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 33:2: 97-111. Comment by Reginald W. Bibby and Merlin B. Brinkerhoff, 34:2 (1992): 170-175. Reply by Armand L. Mauss and Robin D. Perrin 34:2: 176-178.

    Analyzes 1988 questionnaire data from Vineyard Christian Fellowship members in California & Washington; shows converts' first, vs. immediately prior, affiliations reflect national data.

    Associated Search Terms: Vineyard Churches; Conversion
  • Signs and Wonders: The Growth of the Vineyard Christian Fellowship.
    Perrin, Robin D. (1989)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Washington State University. [DA 50:10 A, p. 3366]

    Analyzes survey data from members of a Jesus Movement outgrowth; sees seriousness & appeals to voluntarism as responsible for membership increases.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Vineyard Churches; Voluntarism
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