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The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Simon Coleman and Rosalind I. J. Hackett


The phenomenal growth of Pentecostalism and evangelicalism around the world in recent decades has forced us to rethink what it means to be religious and what it means to be global. The success of these religious movements has revealed tensions and resonances between the public and the private, the religious and the cultural, and the local and the global. This volume provides an interesting perspective on what has become a truly global religious trend, one that is challenging conventional analytical categories within the social sciences. This book considers the character of Pentecostalism and e ... More

Keywords: Pentecostalism, evangelicalism, religious movements, local, global, Christianity, religious forces, political forces, social forces

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780814772591
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Coleman, editor
University of Toronto

Rosalind I. J. Hackett, editor

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Simon Coleman and Rosalind I. J. Hackett

Section 1 Moralizing the World

1 Personhood

Omri Elisha

2 Circulations

Jean Debernardi

3 Orientations

Kristine Krause

Section 2 Language and Embodiment

4 Affect

Jon Bialecki

5 Feminine Habitus

Kelly H. Chong

6 Mobility

Thomas J. Csordas

Section 3 Transmission and Mediation

7 Mediating Money

Martin Lindhardt

8 Mediating Culture

Martijn Oosterbaan

9 Mediating Miracle Truth

Mathijs Pelkmans

Section 4 The State and Beyond New Relations, New Tensions

10 Politics of Sovereignty

Ruy Llera Blanes

11 Politics of Prayer

Kevin Lewis O’Neill


Joel Robbins