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Scholarship of Interdisciplinary Integration, Scholarship of Discovery, Scholarship of Faith Integration


This dissertation considers how the issues of race, gender, and class factored in the response of the Church of the Nazarene to the Azusa Street Revival, and how the processes of anti-Pentecostalization, whitening, masculinization, and embourgeoisement have contributed to elevating the social respectability of the Church of the Nazarene in the United States.


A dissertation submitted to the Graduate Division of Religion at Drew University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree, Doctor of Philosophy

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