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By Jon Bialecki

what's the paintings that miracles do in American Charismatic Evangelicalism? How can miracles be unanticipated and but labored for? and at last, what do miracles let us know approximately different kinds of Christianity or even the class of faith? A Diagram for Fire engages with those questions in a close sociocultural ethnographic research of the winery, an American Evangelical move that originated in Southern California. The winery is understood around the world for its severe musical types of worship and for advocating the idea that each one Christians can perform biblical-style miracles. studying the miracle as either a power and a problem to institutional harmony and human making plans, this e-book situates the miracle as a essentially social technique of generating change—surprise and the unforeseen used to reimagine and reconfigure the desire. Jon Bialecki exhibits how this configuration of the fabulous shapes general Pentecostal and Charismatic non secular practices in addition to track, interpreting, financial offerings, and conservative and revolutionary political imaginaries.

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