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The Rise of Pentecostalism in Modern El Salvador

The Rise of Pentecostalism in Modern El Salvador: From the Blood of the Martyrs to the Baptism of the Spirit by Timothy H. Wadkins (Baylor University Press, 2017) The writing of this …

If I Give My Soul: Faith Behind Bars in Rio de Janeiro

If I Give My Soul: Faith Behind Bars in Rio de Janeiro By Andrew Johnson (Oxford University Press, 2017) The writing of this book was supported by the Pentecostal Charismatic Research Initiative.   …

The Rise of Network Christianity: How Independent Leaders are Changing the Religious Landscape

The Rise of Network Christianity: How Independent Leaders Are Changing the Religious Landscape Brad Christerson and Richard Flory (Oxford University Press 2017) The writing of this book was supported by the Pentecostal Charismatic Research …

Pentecostals, Proselytization, and Anti-Christian Violence in Contemporary India

Pentecostals, Proselytization, and Anti-Christian Violence in Contemporary India Chad M. Bauman, Author (Oxford University Press: 2015) The writing of this book was supported by the Pentecostal Charismatic Research Initiative.       …

Aspirations for Modernity and Prosperity

Aspirations for Modernity and Prosperity Christine Gudorf, Zainal Abidin, Mathen Tahun, Authors (ATF Press: 2014) The writing of this book was supported by the Pentecostal Charismatic Research Initiative. Indonesia is the largest …

Putting Education to Work: How Cristo Rey High Schools Are Transforming Urban Education

Putting Education to Work: How Cristo Rey High Schools Are Transforming Urban Education Megan Sweas, Author (Harper Collins Publishers: 2014) The story of how the Cristo Rey Network’s values-based education model and …

Religion and Authoritarianism Cooperation, Conflict, and the Consequences

Religion and Authoritarianism Cooperation, Conflict, and the Consequences Karrie J. Koesel (Cambridge University Press: 2014)         The writing of this book was supported by the Pentecostal Charismatic Research Initiative. …

Families and Faith: How Religion is Passed Down across Generations

Families and Faith Vern L. Bengtson, With Norella M. Putney, and Susan Harris, Authors (Oxford University Press: 2013) CRCC hosted the grant that enabled the collection of interview data for this project, …

Spirit and Power: The Growth and Global Impact of Pentecostalism

Spirit and Power: The Growth and Global Impact of Pentecostalism Donald E. Miller, Kimon Sargeant, and Richard Flory, editors (Oxford University Press: 2013)       From the publisher’s description: Pentecostalism is …

Twice Tested by Fire: A Memoir of Faith and Service

Twice Tested by Fire: A Memoir of Faith and Service Cecil L. “Chip” Murray Figueroa Press, 2012 The fellowship of Christians generally and the Black Church specifically have an obligation beyond the …

Growing up in America: The Power of Race in the Lives of Teens

Growing Up in America: The Power of Race in the Lives of Teens Richard Flory with Brad Christerson and Korie Edwards (Stanford University Press: 2010)           People’s experiences …

Finding Faith: The Spiritual Quest of the Post-Boomer Generation

Finding Faith: The Spiritual Quest of the Post-Boomer Generation Richard Flory & Donald E. Miller (Rutgers University Press: 2008)             Despite the masses still lining up to …

Global Pentecostalism: The New Face of Christian Social Engagement

Global Pentecostalism: The New Face of Christian Social Engagement Donald E. Miller & Tetsunao Yamamori, Authors (University of California Press: 2007)           How and why is Christianity’s center …

Passing on the Faith: Transforming Traditions for the Next Generation of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Passing on the Faith: Transforming Traditions for the Next Generation of Jews, Christians, and Muslims  James L. Heft (ed.) (Fordham University Press: 2006) This books was supported by the USC Center for …

Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide

Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide Donald E. Miller and Lorna Touryan Miller (Center for Religion and Civic Culture 2004) “Do you realize the weight of living with someone who killed your family? …

Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope Donald E. Miller & Lorna Touryan Miller, Authors (University of California Press: 2003)           A remarkable view of how geopolitics affects ordinary people, …

Missionary Zeal and Institutional Control Organizational Contradictions in the Basel Mission on the Gold Coast, 1828-1917

Missionary Zeal and Institutional Control Organizational Contradictions in the Basel Mission on the Gold Coast, 1828-1917 Jon Miller, Author (Eerdmans: 2003)           In the historical literature on mission, …

GenX Religion

GenX Religion Richard Flory & Donald E. Miller, editors (Routledge: 2000)             GenX Religion is the first in-depth collection on this generation’s religious experience. The contributors, mostly …

Reinventing American Protestantism: Christianity in the New Millennium

Reinventing American Protestantism Christianity in the New Millennium Donald E. Miller, Author (University of California Press: 1999)           During the past thirty years the American religious landscape has undergone …

Homeless Families: The Struggle for Dignity

Homeless Families The Struggle for Dignity Donald E. Miller & Barry Jay Seltser (University of Illinois Press: 1993)             How do homeless people perceive their plight? Specifically, …