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A great read for anyone wanting to thnk about how to interpret contemporary religious trends, and for those versed in Euro-American forms of Pentecostalism to consider how non-Western variations may challenge and expand the theoretical repertoire on the subject." - Religious Studies Review" - African Studies ReviewOver the past two decades, Latin American and African societies have experienced the phenomenal growth of Pentecostal movements. This book examines the subject from different perspectives, taking into consideration the important transnational character of such movements and their tendency to foster identities which transcend the national and cultural context in which they begin.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253213785
ISBN-10: 0253213789
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 132mm x mm)
Pages: 323
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography -

Andre Corten is a Professor in the Departement de Sciences Politiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal.Ruth Marshall-Fratani is a Research Fellow in the Africa Department at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.