Adogame and Spickard, eds. “Religion Crossing Boundaries”

Contents:
Preface: Real Globalization: Everything is Local ……………………………. vii
William H. Swatos, Jr.
Introduction: Africa, The New African Diaspora, and Religious
Transnationalism in a Global World …………………………………………………1
James V. Spickard and Afe Adogame
TRANSNATIONAL DYNAMICS IN AFRICAN MIGRATION
1. The Visa God: Would-Be Migrants and the
Instrumentalization of Religion ……………………………………………….. 31
Ebenezer Obadare and Wale Adebanwi
2. A Nigerian Mother in Israel at Coney Island: Authority,
Gender, and Translation in a Transnational
Yoruba Religion ……………………………………………………………………….. 49
Mei-Mei Sanford
3. Mobility and Belonging among Transnational Congolese
Pentecostal Congregations: Modernity and the
Emergence of Socioeconomic Differences ………………………………… 63
Géraldine Mossière
4. Mediating Spiritual Power: African Christianity,
Transnationalism and the Media ……………………………………………… 87
J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu
TRANSNATIONAL DYNAMICS WITHIN AFRICA
5. On the Inscrutability of the Ways of God: The
Transnationalization of Pentecostalism on the
West African Coast ………………………………………………………………… 107
Joël Noret
6. Pentecostals Moving South-South: Brazilian and Ghanaian
Transnationalism in Southern Africa ……………………………………… 123
Linda van de Kamp and Rijk van Dijk
7. “When you Make Sacrifice, No One is a Stranger”:
Divination, Sacrifice and Identity among Translocals
in the West African Urban Diaspora …………………………………….. 143
Laura S. Grillo
8. The Boundary-Crossing Influence of African Initiated
Churches (AICs) on Youth in Emuhaya District,
Western Kenya ……………………………………………………………………… 165
Susan M. Kilonzo
9. Gospel without Borders: Gender Dynamics of
Transnational Religious Movements in Kenya
and the Kenyan Diaspora ……………………………………………………… 185
Damaris Seleina Parsitau and Philomena Njeri Mwaura
10. The Bonnke Effect: Encounters with Transnational
Evangelism in Southeastern Nigeria ……………………………………… 211
Edlyne E. Anugwom
WIDER IMPLICATIONS OF TRANSNATIONAL AFRICAN
RELIGIONS
11. The Pan-African Church: Nation, Self, and Spirit in
Winners’ Chapel, Nigeria ……………………………………………………… 229
Samuel Krinsky
12. Transnational Tradition: The Global Dynamics of
“African Traditional Religion” ………………………………………………. 253
Marleen de Witte

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