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Pentecostalism and Egalitarianism in Melanesia

A Reconsideration of the Pentecostal Gender Paradox

Annelin Eriksen

In 2001, Bernice Martin published her well-known paper on ‘the Pentecostal gender paradox’, and in the last decade or so we have had an increase in focus on questions of gender in studies of Pentecostalism, perhaps especially in anthropological

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Book Reviews

David Orr, Holly Eva Ryan, and André Alias Mazawi

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States. Seth M. Holmes, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013, ISBN: 9780520275140, 264 pp., Pb. £19.95.

Displaced: The Human Cost of Development and Resettlement. Olivia Bennett and Christopher McDowell, New York: Palgrave Macmillan (Studies in Oral History series), 2012, ISBN: 978-0-230-11786-0, 231 pp. Hb. $95 (U.S.) Pb. $28 (U.S.).

Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress. Fida J. Adely, Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ISBN-13: 978-0-226-00690-1 (cloth), 978-0-226-00691-8 (paper), ix + 228 pp.

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Mirrors for Margraves

Peter Damian’s Models for Male and Female Rulers

Alison Creber

what Megan McLaughlin has termed “gender paradoxes”: the idea that the power of God is so great that it can overturn the “natural order” of gender relations and allow even a woman to triumph. 68 With his reference to the victory of these biblical

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Around Joan Wallach Scott’s Sex and Secularism

Kim Knibbe, Brenda Bartelink, Jelle Wiering, Karin B. Neutel, Marian Burchardt, and Joan Wallach Scott

research. In line with what Brusco (1995) and Martin (2001) have argued for global Pentecostalism, Pentecostal praxis in Africa, as well as in the Netherlands, is characterized by a ‘gender paradox’ ( Maier 2012 ). In Pentecostal churches, women are

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Ugly Feelings of Greed

The Misuse of Friendship in Working-Class Amman

Susan MacDougall

. Adely , F. 2012 . Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith and Progress . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . 10.7208/chicago/9780226006925.001.0001 Beal , A. 2000 . ‘ “Real Jordanians Don't Decorate Like That!”: The

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You Haven't Seen the Last of Men

The Full Monty (Peter Cattaneo, 1997)

Julie Michot

with childcare. 5 Concerning the gender paradoxes of extreme male bodybuilding and the “hemorrhaging of meaning” offered by such bodies, see also Richardson (2004) . 6 When using the phrase “opposite sex,” I am perfectly aware of its high degree of