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Faith in flux : Pentecostalism and mobility in rural Mozambique

Author: Devaka Premawardhana
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Contemporary ethnography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anthropologist Devaka Premawardhana arrived in Africa to study the much reported "explosion" of Pentecostalism, the spread of which has indeed been massive. It is the continent's fastest growing form of Christianity and one of the world's fastest growing religious movements. Yet Premawardhana found no evidence for this in the province of Mozambique where he worked. His research suggests that much can be gained by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Devaka Premawardhana
ISBN: 9780812294842 081229484X
OCLC Number: 1029546259
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
CONTENTS --
Introduction --
PART I. OTHAMA--TO MOVE --
Chapter 1. A Fugitive People --
Chapter 2. Between the River and the Road --
PART II. OHIYA NI OVOLOWA--TO LEAVE AND TO ENTER --
Chapter 3. Border Crossings --
Chapter 4. Two Feet In, Two Feet Out --
PART III. OKHALANO--TO BE WITH --
Chapter 5. A Religion of Her Own? --
Chapter 6. Moved by the Spirit --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Works Cited --
Index --
Acknowledgments
Series Title: Contemporary ethnography.
Responsibility: Devaka Premawardhana.
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Recent reports on Pentecostalism in the global South give the impression of an inexorable trajectory of massive growth, but Faith in Flux examines the religion's ambivalent reception in northern  Read more...

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