Pentecostalism in Africa: Presence and Impact of Pneumatic Christianity in Postcolonial Societies

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BRILL, Oct 16, 2014 - Religion - 400 pages
Bringing together prominent Africanist scholars from a variety of disciplines, this book offers a comprehensive treatment of the social, cultural and political impact of Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity in postcolonial sub Saharan Africa.
 

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Contents

Presence and Impact of PentecostalCharismatic Christianity in Africa
1
Origins and Development of Pentecostalism in Africa
54
3 wfp Burton and the Birth of Congolese Pentecostalism
75
4 Pentecostalism and the Transformation of the African Christian Landscape
100
Comparison of the Christianities of Daniel Olukoya and David Oyedepo
115
On the phenomenal success of a Brazilian Pentecostal Charismatic Church in South Africa
136
Charismatic Christianity and Tradition in Contemporary Tanzania
163
8 Gender and Pentecostalism in Africa
191
10 Pentecostalism and Development in subSaharan Africa
248
11 Encoding Caesars Realm Variants of Spiritual Warfare Politics in Africa
270
An Historical Perspective
291
Redefining Big Man Rule in Africa
322
14 The liveliness of Pentecostalcharismatic popular culture in Africa
345
Afterword
379
Index
383
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In Africa and Beyond
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