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Uncataloged HSRC Periodical Titles
The Holy Spirit Research Center holds an estimated 1,200 periodical titles from Pentecostal and Charismatic Movement. Currently, 600 of these are cataloged in our library cataloging system accessible at library.oru.edu. But there remains over 600 titles that have been documented but have not yet been cataloged. Therefore, this list serves as a finding aid for additional titles we have but are not in our system. The holdings information is limited at this point since full documentation has yet to be done. For information about the exact holdings, you can contact the HSRC (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Director, Daniel Isgrigg (email@example.com). Below is a PDF of the alphabetical list.
Finding Aids - Holy Spirit Vertical File
Vertical File Finding Aids
The HSRC has a vertical file of over 1700 files on various individuals, groups, and topics within the global Spirit-empowered movement. These files contain information collected over the past 50 years such as letters, artifacts, brochures, pamphlets, unpublished writings, photos, and other documents related to each person, group or topic. A master list of these files is currently under audit. Several of the individual files have been indexed and there are finding aids available. Some items also have been digitized and are available on the Digital Showcase.
Archival Collection Finding Aids
We also have a number of special archival collections that have been indexed in finding aids to help researchers.
- "Evelyn Carvell Collection" - HS 2019-01 - The personal papers and effects of Evelyn Carvell, Associate evangelist with Charles Price and editor of Golden Grain magazine after his death. Includes personal papers, books and full bound set of Golden Grain.
- “Dr. Richard J. (M.D., Ph.D.) and Pastor Rose Owellen Collection” - HS2019-002 - A collection of archival materials from Reverend Dr. Richard J. Owellen (PhD, M.D.) and Pastor Rose Owellen, consulting physician for the Kathryn Kuhlman Foundation Healing Services. Collection includes personal correspondence from Kuhlman, Kathryn Kuhlman Sermon Notes Transcripts, photographs, audio cassettes Kathryn Kuhlman Radio programs, and Kuhlman personal artifacts. Includes correspondence from Margaret (Maggie) Hartman, office assistant to Ms. Kuhlman.
- "Rev. A. G. Nelson Collection" - HS 2019-03 - Personal items from Rev. A. G. Nelson (1851-1943) and the Ridgway Covenant Church of Ridgeway, Pennsylvania. Nelson was a Swedish immigrants and was ordained by the American Home Missionary Society.
Recently Acquired Spirit-empowered Studies
Spirit on the Move by
Call Number: BR1644.3 .S65 2019
Publication Date: 2019-04-05
Pentecostalism is currently the fastest-growing Christian movement, with hundreds of millions of followers. This growth overwhelmingly takes place outside of the West, and women make up 75 percent of the membership. The contributors to Spirit on the Move examine Pentecostalism's appeal to black women worldwide and the ways it provides them with a source of community and access to power. Exploring a range of topics, from Neo-Pentecostal churches in Ghana that help women challenge gender norms to evangelical gospel musicians in Brazil, the contributors show how Pentecostalism helps black women draw attention to and seek remediation from the violence and injustices brought on by civil war, capitalist exploitation, racism, and the failures of the state. In fleshing out the experiences, theologies, and innovations of black women Pentecostals, the contributors show how Pentecostal belief and its various practices reflect the movement's complexity, reach, and adaptability to specific cultural and political formations. Contributors. Paula Aymer, John Burdick, Judith Casselberry, Deidre Helen Crumbley, Elizabeth McAlister, Laura Premack, Elizabeth A. Pritchard, Jane Soothill, Linda van de Kamp
Baptists and the Holy Spirit : the contested history with Holiness-Pentecostal-Charismatic Movement by
Call Number: BX6329.P4 W43 2019
Publication Date: 2019
Baptists and the Holiness Movement -- Holiness, healing, and A. J. Gordon -- Baptist responses to Holiness teaching -- Gender and race in the Baptist Holiness Movement -- The radical fringe and Spirit-led end-times revivals -- Baptist involvement in the Azusa Street Revival -- Baptist hostility to the Azusa Street Revival -- Baptists and second-generation Pentecostals describe each other -- Baptists, Pentecostals, and divine healing -- Women preachers among Baptists and Pentecostals -- From Baptists, to Holiness-Baptists, to Pentecostals -- The Chrismatic movement and Southern baptists, 1960s -- Conflict and confrontation between Southern Baptists and the growing Charismatic Movement -- Keswick, Spirit-filled, but not Charismatic Southern Baptists, 1970s -- American Baptists and the Charismatic Movement, 1960s-1970s -- Southern Baptist Charismatics seek fulness, 1980s -- Baptists and the Third Wave -- Southern Baptists and Charismatics at the turn of the Twenty-first century -- American Baptists and the Holy Spirit renewal ministries, 1980s-2000s -- Gender and race in the Baptist charismatic story.
The Miracle Lady by
Call Number: BV3785.K84 A78 2019
Publication Date: 2019-03-19
In this latest volume in the Library of Religious Biography, Amy Collier Artman tells the remarkable life story of Kathryn Kuhlman, who, in her day, was considered the best-known female preacher in the world. In the process, Artman relates the larger story of charismatic Christianity, particularly how it moved from the hinges of American society to the mainstream. Tracing Kuhlman's remarkable career as a media-savvy preacher and fleshing out her unconventional character, Artman also shows how Kuhlman skillfully navigated the structures, rules, and landmines that surrounded female religious leaders in the mid-twentieth century. Book jacket.
Blackpentecostal Breath by
Call Number: BH39 .C734 2017
Publication Date: 2016-10-03
In this profoundly innovative book, Ashon T. Crawley engages a wide range of critical paradigms from black studies, queer theory, and sound studies to theology, continental philosophy, and performance studies to theorize the ways in which alternative or "otherwise" modes of existence can serve as disruptions against the marginalization of and violence against minoritarian lifeworlds and possibilities for flourishing. Examining the whooping, shouting, noise-making, and speaking in tongues of Black Pentecostalism--a multi-racial, multi-class, multi-national Christian sect with one strand of its modern genesis in 1906 Los Angeles--Blackpentecostal Breath reveals how these aesthetic practices allow for the emergence of alternative modes of social organization. As Crawley deftly reveals, these choreographic, sonic, and visual practices and the sensual experiences they create are not only important for imagining what Crawley identifies as "otherwise worlds of possibility," they also yield a general hermeneutics, a methodology for reading culture in an era when such expressions are increasingly under siege.
The People's Zion by
Call Number: BR1446 .C33 2018
Publication Date: 2018-06-11
In The People's Zion, Joel Cabrita tells the transatlantic story of Southern Africa's largest popular religious movement, Zionism. It began in Zion City, a utopian community established in 1900 just north of Chicago. The Zionist church, which promoted faith healing, drew tens of thousands of marginalized Americans from across racial and class divides. It also sent missionaries abroad, particularly to Southern Africa, where its uplifting spiritualism and pan-racialism resonated with urban working-class whites and blacks. Circulated throughout Southern Africa by Zion City's missionaries and literature, Zionism thrived among white and black workers drawn to Johannesburg by the discovery of gold. As in Chicago, these early devotees of faith healing hoped for a color-blind society in which they could acquire equal status and purpose amid demoralizing social and economic circumstances. Defying segregation and later apartheid, black and white Zionists formed a uniquely cosmopolitan community that played a key role in remaking the racial politics of modern Southern Africa. Connecting cities, regions, and societies usually considered in isolation, Cabrita shows how Zionists on either side of the Atlantic used the democratic resources of evangelical Christianity to stake out a place of belonging within rapidly-changing societies. In doing so, they laid claim to nothing less than the Kingdom of God. Today, the number of American Zionists is small, but thousands of independent Zionist churches counting millions of members still dot the Southern African landscape.
Pacifism and Pentecostals in South Africa by
Call Number: BR1644.5.S6 N45 2018
Publication Date: 2018-05-02
Most of the early twentieth-century Pentecostal denominations were peace churches that encouraged a stance of conscientious objection. However, since the Second World War Pentecostals have largely abandoned their pacifist viewpoint as they have taken on a more literal Biblical hermeneutic from their interaction with Evangelical denominations. This book traces the history of nonviolence in Pentecostalism and suggests that a new hermeneutic of the Bible is needed by today¿s Pentecostals in order for them to rediscover their pacifist roots and effect positive social change. The book focuses on how Pentecostalism has manifested in South Africa during the twentieth century. Much of the available academic literature on hermeneutics and exegesis in the field of Pentecostal Studies is of an American or British-European origin. This book redresses this imbalance by exploring how the Bible has been used amongst African Pentecostals to teach on the apparent paradox of a simultaneously wrathful and loving God. It then goes onto suggest that how the Bible is read directly affects how Pentecostals view their role as potential reformers of society. So, it must be engaged seriously and thoughtfully. By bringing Pentecostalism¿s function in South African society to the fore, this book adds a fresh perspective on the issue of pacifism in world Christianity. As such it will be of great use to scholars of Pentecostal Studies, Theology, and Religion and Violence as well as those working in African Studies.