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Altered States of Consciousness and Social Structure: Glossolalia in the Pentecostal Church
J. Hughes   May 1, 1983   Oberlin College  

Honor’s Bachelors Thesis

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter One: Subject and Research Methodology
Chapter Two: ASCs and Personality
Chapter Three: Self in Community
Chapter Four: Liminal, Thinkable and Legitimate
Chapter Five: Power in Community
Chapter Six: Social Structure and Change
Conclusions

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James Hughes Ph.D., the Executive Director of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, is a bioethicist and sociologist who serves as the Associate Provost for Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning for the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is author of Citizen Cyborg and is working on a second book tentatively titled Cyborg Buddha. From 1999-2011 he produced the syndicated weekly radio program, Changesurfer Radio. (Subscribe to the J. Hughes RSS feed)



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