Pentecostalism And Politics In Africa

July 14, 2018|
Pentecostalism And Politics In Africa by Adeshina Afolayan
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As the epicenter of Christianity has shifted towards Africa in recent decades, Pentecostalism has emerged as a particularly vibrant presence on the continent. This collection of essays offers a groundbreaking study of the complex links between politics and African Pentecostalism. Situated at the intersection between the political, the postcolonial, and global neoliberal capitalism, contributors examine the roots of the Pentecostal movement''s extraordinary growth; how Pentecostalism intervenes in key social and political issues, such as citizenship, party politics, development challenges, and identity; and conversely, how politics in Africa modulate the Pentecostal movement.Pentecostalism and Politics in Africaoffers a wide-ranging picture of a central dimension of postcolonial African life, opening up new directions for future research.

Adeshina Afolayan teaches philosophy at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso is Associate Professor of Political Science at Babcock University, Nigeria.Toyin Falola is the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair Professor in the Humanities and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, US...
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Title:Pentecostalism And Politics In Africa
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:433 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:433 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:July 14, 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319749105

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