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Articles on Pentecostalism

Understanding the "new" black Pentecostal activism: lessons from ecumenical urban ministries in Boston
From Sociology of Religion, September 5, 2000 by Omar M. McRoberts

"Letting God govern": supernatural agency in the Venezuelan Pentecostal approach to social change
From Sociology of Religion, September 5, 2000 by David A. Smilde

Pentecostals:  World Growth at 19 Million a Year
Christianity Today, November 1998

A Definition of Pentecostalism by the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals at Wheaton College. 

On the Metonymic Structure of Religious Experiences:  The Example of Charismatic Christianity  
by Karla Poewe

Material devotion - Pentecostal prayer cloths
An interview with Marie Griffith on her investigation of the origin and uses of prayer handkerchiefs in Pentecostal devotion. 

Pentecostal-Charismatic Theology Inquiry International A web site dedicated to the subject of Pentecostalism with an excellent collection of online publications and articles.

Hispanic Pentecostals: Azusa Street and Beyond
An article by Carmelo Alvarez appearing in the Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic research.

Margaret Poloma's Online Articles

The Spirit Bade Me Go:  Pentecostalism and Global
A paper prepared for presentation at the Association for the Sociology of Religion Annual Meetings in  Washington, D.C.

Mysticism and Identity Formation in Social Context:  The Case of the Pentecostal-Charismatic Movement

Pilgrim’s Progress:  Reflections on a Journey
An article prepared for Testimonies from the Father’s Blessing.

Reviving Pentecostalism at the Millenium:  The
Harvest Rock Story

"The Pentecostal Movement"
A Chapter in "Christian Millenarianism: Themes and Perspectives" edited by Stephen Hunt

The Spirit and The Bride:  The "Toronto Blessing" and Church Structure
Manuscript prepared for the Evangelical Studies Bulletin (July, 1996).

Gamaliel's Admonition and the Toronto Blessing:
A Theo-Sociological Report

Article prepared for Rev. Dr. David Hilborn’s edited collection on the "Toronto Blessing".

Toronto Blessing
Entry prepared for the Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements February, 1998

Pilgrim’s Progress:  An Exercise in Reflexive Sociology
Paper prepared for "Integrating Spirituality and Social Science" Session at the Southern Sociological Society Meetings in Atlanta, GA (April, 2001).


ONLINE Pentecostal Journals

A large collection of online articles on Pentecostalism exists at the web sites for the:

Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies.

Cyberjournal for Charismatic-Pentecostal Research

Index of Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies



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