A List of Some Pentecostal Dissertations

The following represents a basic listing of identified academic theses and dissertations with subject descriptors of Pentecostalism. This is part of an ongoing project to identify such works by and about Pentecostalism.

Atkins, Leonard Hardin. Leadership development for  the Royal Rangers of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Thesis (D. Min.), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1993.

Alexander, J.L. Corky. Inter-tribal Pentecost, praxis transformation in Native American worship. Thesis (D.Miss.) ; Fuller Theological Seminary,2010.

Becker, David L. Leadership in the matrilineal culture of the Bemba: cultural implications for contextualized leadership development in the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Zambia. Thesis (Ph.D.); Fuller Theological seminary, 2010.

Beller, Dan Obryan.  Church growth manual for the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Thesis (D.Min.); Fuller Theological Seminary, 1983.

Castellani, Vincent O. Revisioning Pentecostal Bible college education towards a pedagogy for renewal. Thesis (D.Min.) ; Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1999.

Chitwood, Charles S. An evaluation of the Pentecostal Holiness Sunday School curriculum aimed at Generation X.  Thesis (D.Min.); Dallas Theological Seminary, 1999.

Corvin, Raymond Othel. History of education by the Pentecostal Holiness Church in South Carolina and Georgia.  Thesis (M.A.); University of South Carolina, 1942.

Corvin, R.O.  History of the educational institutions of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Thesis (D.Min.);Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1956.

Corvin, R.O. Religious and educational backgrounds of the founding of Oral Roberts University. Thesis (Ph.D.); University of Oklahoma, 1967.

Flokstra, Gerard J. A suggested theological bibliography for Bible college libraries. Thesis (D.Min.); Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1988.

Flokstra, Gerard J. Suggested library standards for institutions belonging to the American Association of Bible Colleges (AABC).  Thesis (D.Min.); Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1988.

Haight, Larry L. Pentecostal periodicals in the Assemblies of God libraries and archives in Springfield, Missouri. Thesis (M.A.); University of Missouri, 1983.

Harrelson, Larry Eugene. A survey and evaluation of Assemblies of God. Thesis (M.A.) – University of Missouri, 1970.

Heath, Robert Wever. Persuasive patterns and strategies in the Neo-pentecostal movement. Thesis; University of Oklahoma, 1973.

Klaus, Byron D.  Southern California College: a plan for ministerial formation. Thesis (D.Min.); Fuller Theological Seminary, 1986.

Loffland, John Edward. The Charismatic movement: a theory of its growth.  Thesis (M.L.S.) ; University of Oklahoma, 1988.

McCall, Robert Duncan. Storytelling and testimony: reclaiming a Pentecostal distinctive. Thesis (D.Min.); Columbia Theological Seminary, 1998.

Morris, Philip Eugene. A Model design for teaching Pentecostal Holiness pastors the theory and practice of evangelism.  Thesis (D.Min.) ; Columbia Theological Seminary, 1985.

Olinger, James A. Sectarian and denominational attitudes of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Thesis (M.A.); East Tennessee State University, 1975.

Paul, George Harold. The religious frontier of Oklahoma: Dan T. Muse and the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Thesis (Ph.D.) ; University of Oklahoma, 1965.

Roddy, Ronald N. Impact of the campus culture of Southwestern College of Christian Ministries upon study development opportunities.  Thesis (Ed.D.); Oklahoma State University, 1997.

Shirey, Ervin L.  The use of support systems by pastors of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church as a means of maintaining spiritual well-being and coping with burnout.  Thesis (D.Min.); Asbury Theological Seminary, 2001.

Tarkenton, Dallas M. The history and development of the Sunday school as an educational unit in the Pentecostal Holiness Church since 1911.  Thesis (M.S. in ed.); University of Georgia, 1952.

Turner, Willliam Henry. The “tongues” movement: a brief history, with a discussion of its advocates, critics, and place in contemporary secular and religious life. Thesis (M.A.; University of Georgia, 1948).

Taylor, Jacqueline Mae Tuggle.  The role of the female pastor’s husband in the House of God Church Pentecostal Holiness denomination. Thesis (D.Min.); Wesley Theological Seminary, 2011.

Sessions, David C. Biblical authority in the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Thesis (D.Min.); Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1976.

Sims, Jane A. Telling our story: the role and contributions of women, particularly women of color, in the formation of the Pentecostal/holiness movement and the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World.  Thesis (M.T.S.); Christian Theological Seminary, 2002.

Synan, Vinson. The background and founding of Emmanuel College. Thesis (M.A.) ; University of Georgia, 1964.

Welch, Kristen. Oklahoma Women Preachers, Pioneers, and Pentecostals: An analysis of the elements of collective and individual ethos within the selected writings of women preachers of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church.  Thesis (PhD); University of Arizona, 2007.

Williams, Joseph W. The role of the intellect in eighteenth-century Evangelicalism and early Pentecostalism: a comparative study.  Thesis (M.A.) ; Wheaton College, 2002.

Winters, Murl Mather. Libraries of Bible colleges accredited by the Accrediting Association of Bible Colleges. Thesis (M.A.) University of Texas at Austin, 1969.

York, Harold Stanley. The formation of the Pentecostal Holiness Church’s missionary endeavor. Thesis (M.S.) ; Duke University, 1997.

--Marilyn A. Hudson, M.L.I.S

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Mary said…
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