Versteeg, Peter G. A.
Peter Versteeg (1968) studied cultural anthropology at VU University Amsterdam, where he was awarded a PhD degree in 2001 for his study of a charismatic Christian church. In that same year Versteeg became a research fellow at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, VU University Amsterdam, where he conducted research into alternative Christian spirituality and changing Protestant liturgies, as part of the research program Between Secularization and Sacralization. Since 2007 he works as project coordinator for the VU Institute for the Study of Religion, Culture and Society (VISOR).2011 0-7734-3720-7
This anthropological study investigates the role of religious experiences in the growth of Pentecostal churches through a case study of a Dutch charismatic church. Included is an ethnographic analysis of the congregation, as well as a detailed description of the history, and development of the Vineyard community.