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Movements PentecoStudies offers a distinctly interdisciplinary forum for the study of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity worldwide. The journal’s principal editor is Allan Anderson (University of Birmingham), and its reviews editor is Jörg Haustein

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Charles Middleburgh, Marc Saperstein, Ursula Rudnick, and Lia D. Shimada

Manor House Group Experience , ed. Tony Bayfield and Marcus Braybrooke (SCM Press 1992). Tony Bayfield describes his experience of Jewish–Christian dialogue with a metaphor: ‘I came to discover that Judaism and Christianity are adjoining gardens

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Talal Asad

Talal Asad, Jonathan Boyarin, Nadia Fadil, Hussein Ali Agrama, Donovan O. Schaefer, and Ananda Abeysekara

—to understand and embody my tradition in difficult times. But following a religious tradition (by which I mean not only Islam, but also Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism, Taoism, and so forth) is made almost impossible in the accelerating temporalities of the

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A Hybrid New World… or Not?

Transformation versus Hybridisation in Early Modern World

Fatima Essadek

up being presented to Pope Leo X. Upon realising the value of the slave, the Pope decided not only to give him back his freedom but also to sponsor him. Two years after his meeting with Leo X, Africanus converted to Christianity. Whether his

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The Alimentary Forms of Religious Life

Technologies of the Other, Lenience, and the Ethics of Ethiopian Orthodox Fasting

Diego Malara

realize values that are at odds with codified models of piety (see also Laidlaw 2014: 170–173 ; Schielke 2009a ). As it is suggested in the introduction to this section, the anthropology of Christianity has reproduced something of a similar bias, due to

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“It's a Big Umbrella”

Uncertainty, Pentecostalism, and the Integration of Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Immigrants in Johannesburg, South Africa

Tinashe Chimbidzikai

. 10.17159/1996-2096/2017/v17n1a10 Adogame , Afe . 2015 . “ The African Christian Diaspora: New Currents and Emerging Trends in World Christianity. ” Journal of Religion in Africa 45 ( 3/4 ): 338 – 339 . 10.1163/15700666-12340056 Anderson

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Non “Religious” Knowing in Pilgrimages to Sacred Sites

Greek Cypriots’ “return” Pilgrimages to the Monastery of Apostolos Andreas (Cyprus)

Evgenia Mesaritou

characterized the monastery as a: Great religious symbol, I feel that for Christianity let's say, for me [interviewer: symbol why? … ] Symbol because it is occupied, and it is a border/end point and … there is big, lust of the Greeks, it draws the Greeks to

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

). McAlister's excellent description of the third wave of charismatic Christianity in Haiti shows how Pentecostalism itself thrives very much on “an evangelical diasporic imaginary” (p. 47). Probably Aymer's chapter dissects best what this imaginary can do for

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Thomas Hylland Eriksen

. (Reformism such as Arya Samaj, evangelical Christianity and so on is another matter, as long as conversion between the major religions of Christianity, Hinduism and Islam is not on the agenda.) When, in 1984, the Libyan embassy was suddenly closed down

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From Act to Fact

The Transformation of Suicide in Western Thought

Daniel Gordon

Catholic doctrine. There are no strictures against suicide in the Old or New Testaments, 20 and, given the emphasis of early Christianity on martyrdom and self-sacrifice, one is hardly surprised that some theologians prior and contemporaneous to Augustine