"Poloma and Green offer an important observation on the different types of congregations emerging within the Assemblies of God."
-Michael Wilkinson,Sociology of Religion
"Herring offers queer history and geography new artifacts of a rural past and present...his work challenges scholars to excavate more of these histories, geographies, and cultural and political styles."-Mathias Detamore,Envrionment and Planning D: Society and Space
"The book provides a meaningful and constructive feedback to the Assemblies of God."-Samuel Zalanga,Pneuma
"The authors successfully maintain a delicate balance between a plethora of statistics and readable narratives, making the work a primary source for a wide audience of scholars interested in this century-old American Pentecostal journey."-Geoffrey W. Sutton,Religious Studies Review
"A valuable addition to religious studies" -D. A. Chekki,Choice
About the Author
Margaret M. Poloma is Professor Emeritus at the University of Akron. She is the author of many books, including Main Street Mystics,and (with Ralph W. Hood, Jr.) Blood and Fire: Godly Love in a Pentecostal Emerging Church (NYU Press, 2008).
John C. Green is distinguished professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Akron. He is the author of The Faith Factor: How Religion Influences the Vote, among other works.