Couples for Christ and El Shaddai: Suborganizational Framing and Sociopolitical Mobilization in Two Philippine Catholic Charismatic Communties

The general research question of this study addressed how, within the Charismatic Renewal, organizational structures and interpretative framing processes interacted to facilitate social mobilization, a mode of action not usually affiliated with Charismatic or Pentecostal groups. This study compared two Catholic Charismatic groups -- Couples for Christ and El Shaddai -- to explore how they mobilized their respective constituencies to play a significant role and in understanding Charismatic movements and their role in Philippine society.

Name of Awardee: 

Roberto E.N. Rivera, SJ

Year Awarded: 

2010

Project No.: 

MRA35
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