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The American Soul Rush: Esalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege by Marion Goldman
Evangelical Christian Women: War Stories in the Gender Battles (Qualitative Studies in Religion) by Julie Ingersoll
Every Time I Feel the Spirit: Religious Experience and Ritual in an African American Church (Qualitative Studies in Religion) by Timothy Nelson
The Virgin of El Barrio: Marian Apparitions, Catholic Evangelizing, and Mexican American Activism (Qualitative Studies in Religion) by Kristy Nabhan-Warren
Words upon the Word: An Ethnography of Evangelical Group Bible Study (Qualitative Studies in Religion) by James S. Bielo

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The Qualitative Studies in Religion series was founded to make a place for careful, sustained, engaged reflection on the link between the kinds of qualitative methods being used and the resulting shape, tone, and substance of our empirical work on religion. We seek to showcase a wide range of qualitative methodologies including ethnography; analysis of religious texts, discourses, rituals, and daily practices; in-depth interviews and life histories; and narrative analyses. We present empirical studies from diverse disciplines that address a particular problem or argument in the study of religion. We welcome a variety of approaches, including those drawing on multiple qualitative methods or combining qualitative and quantitative methods. We believe that excellent empirical studies can best further a critical discussion of the link between methods, epistemology, and social scientific theory and thereby help to reconceptualize core problems and advance our understanding of religion and society.

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