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  • Les metamorphoses de la mobilité. Du schème migratoire au butinage religieux.
    Droz, Yvan (2016)
    In Gilles Sraphin (ed.) Relgion, guérison et forces occultes en Afrique. Le regard du jésuite Eric de Rosny. Paris and Yaounde: Karthala et PUCAC, pp. 113-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Butinage; Conversion; Migration; Mobility (geographical); Africa
  • Women's religious authority in a Sub-Saharan setting: Dialectics of empowerment and dependency.
    Agadjanian, Victor (2015)
    Gender & Society 29:6: 982-1008

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Women
  • A God trap: Seed planting, gift logic and the prosperity gospel.
    Droz, Yvan, and Yonatan N. Gez (2015)
    In A. Heusser (ed.) Pastures of Plenty: Tracing Religio-Scapes of Prosperity Gospel in Africa and Beyond. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 25-307.

    Associated Search Terms: Gift; Prosperity Gospel, Africa; Africa
  • New Centers of Global Evangelicalism in Latin America and Africa.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2015)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, El Salvador; El Salvador; Evangelical, South Africa; South Africa; Religious entrepreneur
  • Religious institutions and sexual scandals: A comparative study of Catholicism in Ireland, South Africa, and the United States.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55:4: 318-341.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Comparative; South Africa; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, South Africa; Sexual abuse; United States; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • African affirmations: The religion of modernity and the modernity of religion.
    Swidler, Ann (2013)
    International Sociology 28:6: 680-696.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Modernity
  • Messianisme et syncrétisme dans les initiatives prophétiques d'Afrique noire. Le enjeux d'une postface et d'une rencontre.
    Mary, André (2013)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 161:1: 47-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Messian; Syncretism
  • Faith-based humanitarianism: Organizational change and everyday meanings in South Africa.
    Burchardt, Marian (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 30-55.

    Based on field work in Cape Town & Eastern Cape Province; examines the interface of the NGO model & the indigenous political clientalism of South Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Change; Organization; South Africa
  • "Multiple secularities": Postcolonial variations and guiding ideas in India and South Africa.
    Burchardt, Marian, Monika Wohlrab-Sahr, and Ute Wegert (2013)
    International Sociology 28:6: 612-628.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Comparative; India; Secular
  • Zwischen Afrika und Europa: Aspekte des Christentums in Afrika nach den Unabhängigkeiten.
    Langewiesche, Katrin (2012)
    In T. Bierschenk and E. Spies (eds.) 50 Jahre Unabhängigkeit in Afrika: Kontinuitäten, Brüche, Perspektiven. Köln: Köppe Verlag, pp. 101-122.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Christian, Africa; Africa
  • Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa.
    Chidester, David (2012)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa
  • Il Dio di Davide: musica e danza nella tradizione pentecostale africana.
    Butticci, Annalisa (2012)
    Religioni e Società 73: 59-67.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Pentecostal, Africa; Dance
  • Generations of Catholics in Eastern Africa: A practice-centered analysis of religious change.
    Kollman, Paul (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 412-428.

    Applies Riesebrodt's practice-centered approach to east African Catholics. The focus on practice is presented as an advantage, but the neglect of subjective meaning leads to overlooking generational differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Catholic, Africa; Africa, east; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory
  • Religion and AIDS in Africa.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Alexander Weinreb. (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interview & other kinds of data from Malawi, seacondary analysis of data from other sub-Saharan nations. While "new mission Protestant" churches have a lower incidence of AIDS, the best predictor is religiosity, not affiliation; individual & especially village religiosity inversely predicts HIV+ for women, but is positively associated for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Africa; Healing; Sexual activity; Stigma; Sex; Religiosity; Network; Malawi; Health; Contextual effects; Christian, Africa; Africa; AIDS
  • Pentecôtisme et "contentieux matériel" transnational en Afrique centrale. La magie du système capitaliste.
    Tonda, Joseph (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 42-60.

    Capitalism creates pentecostal mystification in central Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Africa; Economic; Capitalism
  • La ville africaine d'après la production de langue française. Conditions économiques, migration urbaine et protestation religieuse.
    Ollagnon, Matthieu (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 61-68.

    The African city is a site of cultural recomposition that can be studied from a symbolic interactionist perspective, especially with regard to religious minorities.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Africa; Symbolic interactionism; Urban
  • The Role of Short-term Mission Teams in the New Centers of Global Christianity.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 796-811.

    Ethnography & interviews show hosts of mission teams in El Salvador & South Africa constructing interpretations of the missions & expanding their own distant religious activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Missions; Participant observation; South Africa; El Salvador
  • Introduction: Africa, the new African Diaspora, and Religious Transnationalism in a Global World.
    Spickard, James V., and Afe Adogame (2010)
    In Afe Adogame and James V. Spickard (eds.) Religion Crossing Boundaries. Transnational Religious and Social Dynamics in Africa and the New African Diaspora. Leiden: Brill, pp. 1-28.

    Introduction to a collection of articles; develops a typology of transnational religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; Transnational; Africa; African diaspora; Diaspora
  • Christian Missionaries and Education in Former African Colonies: How Competition Mattered.
    Gallego, Francisco A., and Robert D. Woodberry (2010)
    Journal of African Economies 19:3: 294-329.

    Associated Search Terms: Missionary; Education; Competition; Africa
  • The Role of Religion in the Sexual Lives of Teens.
    Cooksey, Elizabeth, and Tessa Dooms (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 105-111.

    Overview of research on religion, especially religious salience, as an influence on teen sexual activity in South Africa & the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Adolescents; AIDS; United States; Salience; Sexual activity
  • Islam and democracy: Arab Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa compared.
    Kotze, Hennie, and Carlos Garcia-Rivero (2009)
    In Y. Esmer and T. Pettersson (eds.) The International System, Democracy and Values. Uppsala: Acta Universitat Upsaliensis, pp. 169-182.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Democracy; Africa; Islam
  • South Africa's Newest 'Jews.' The Moemedi Pentecostal Church and the Construction of Jewish Identity.
    Andersen, Nicole, and Scott London (2009)
    Nova Religio 13:1: 92-105.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew Christian; African Christian; South Africa, Johannesburg; Moemedi Pentecostal Church; Pentecostal, South Africa
  • The Changing Face of Evangelicalism in the Global South: Networks and Moral Entrepreneurship i El Salvador and South Africa.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2009)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; El Salvador; Evangelical, El Salvador; Evangelical, South Africa; Network
  • Christian salvation and Luo tradition: Arguments of faith in a time of death in western Kenya.
    Prince, Ruth (2009)
    In Felicitas Becker and P. Wenzel Geissler (eds.) AIDS and Religious Practice in Africa. Leiden: Brill, pp. 49-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Kenya; Luo (a people in Kenya); Christian, Africa; AIDS; Death
  • Les Pentecôtismes "Indigènes." La Double Scène Africaine et Européenne.
    Fancello, Sandra (2008)
    Archvies de Sciences Sociales des Religions 143: 69-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Comparative; Africa; Pentecostal, Africa; Pentecostal, Europe
  • Is the multiracial congregation an answer to the problem of race?: Comparative perspectives from South Africa and the USA.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2008)
    Journal of Religion in Africa 38: 263-283.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; South Africa; Race; Parish; Diversity; Congregation; Comparative
  • The Role of Religious Congregations in the AIDS Crisis of Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny (2007)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas, Austin.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Parish; AIDS; Africa
  • Religious Affiliation and AIDS-based Discrimination in Sub-saharan Africa.
    Regnerus, Mark D., and Viviana Salinas (2007)
    Review of Religious Research 48:4: 389-401.

    1999-2003 survey data from 6 nations show ethnic identity rather than religious affiliations contributes to AIDS stigmatization.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Stigma; AIDS
  • Religion and transformtion in South Africa? Institutional and discursive change in a charismatic congregation.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2007)
    Transformation 63:1: 1-22.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Discourse; South Africa; Congregation; Pentecostal, neo, South Africa
  • Muslim-Christian Encounters in Africa.
    Soares, Benjamin F. (2006)
    Leiden: E.J. Brill.

    Associated Search Terms: Inter-religious; Islam, Africa; Christian, Africa; Africa
  • Roi sorcier, mère sorcière. Parenté, politique et sorcellerie en Afrique noire.
    Adler, Alfred (2006)
    Paris: Éditions du Félin.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Sorcery; Politics, Africa; Family
  • Les Prélats Africains et les Tentatives de Démocratisation du Début de la Décennie 1990.
    Bédard-st-Pierre, Nadine (2006)
    Social Compass 53:4: 467-478.

    Examines pastoral letters of national councils of Catholic bishops; the prelates played a major role in the 1990s democratization of some sub-Saharan African states since they held a compromise (engaged) position in the everyday world.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Politics, Africa; Bishop; Compromise; Africa; Catholic, Africa
  • Islamic militancy in East Africa.
    Haynes, Jeffrey (2005)
    Third World Quarterly 26:8: 1321-1339.

    Associated Search Terms: Political Islam; Africa, east; Politics, Africa; Islam, Africa
  • Métissage and Bricolage in the Making of African Christian Identities.
    Mary, André (2005)
    Social Compass 52:3: 281-294.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Africa; Christian, Africa; African Christian; Bricolage
  • Witchcraft, Violence, and Democracy in South Africa.
    Ashford, Adam (2005)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Witch; Violence; South Africa
  • But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal: Zion churches in Mozambique since the early 20th century.
    Seibert, Gerhard (2005)
    Social Sciences and Missions 17:1: 125-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Mozambique; Zionist Church, Africa
  • Persistence and Change in Contemporary African Religion.
    Gifford, Paul (2004)
    Social Compass 51:2: 169-176.

    Proposes a general model: 1st generation African Christians in mission churches, 2nd in independent churches, 3rd in charismatic churches. The last of these emphasizes prosperity & an enchanted world view.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Pentecostal, Africa; Africa; Christian, Africa; Generations
  • Christianity in Africa: From African independent to Pentecostal charismatic churches.
    Meyer, Birgit (2004)
    Annual Review of Anthropology 33: 447-474.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Africa; Pentecostal, Africa
  • Challenges for the Sociology of Religion in the African Context: Prospects for the Next 50 Years.
    Binsbergen, Wim M.J. Van (2004)
    Social Compass 51:1: 85-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Globalization; Africa
  • La sociologie politique du phénomène religieux en Afrique subsaharienne: trajectoires paradigmatiques.
    Onana, Janvier (2002)
    Information sur les sciences sociales 41:3: 327-358.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Africa
  • Le pentecôtisme brésilien en terre africaine; l'universel abstrait du Royaume de Dieu.
    Mary, André (2002)
    Cahiers d'Études Africaines 167: 463-478.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Africa; Transnational
  • La guérison divine en Afrique centrale (Congo, Gabon).
    Tonda, Joseph (2002)
    Brazzaville: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Gabon; Republic of the Congo; Healing; Africa
  • Le travail de Dieu. Sociologie de la guérison divine en Afrique Centrale.
    Tonda, Joseph (2001)
    Paris: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Healing
  • The complex provenance of some elements of African Pentecostal theology.
    Gifford, Paul (2001)
    In André Corten and Ruth Marshall-Fratani (eds.) Between Babel and Pentecost. Transnational Pentecostalism in Africa and Latin America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 62-79.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Pentecostal, Africa; Theology
  • Evangelicals and Politics in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
    Freston, Paul (2001)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Provides country-by-country case studies of Evangelicals' involvement in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Africa; Politics; Evangelical; Asia
  • Globalisation des pentecôtismes et hybridité du christianisme africain.
    Mary, André (2001)
    In J.-P. Bastian, F. Champion, and K. Rousselet (eds.) La Globalisation du religieux. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 153-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Globalization; Pentecostal; African Christian; Syncretism
  • Religious and Familial Network as Entrepreneurial Resources in South Africa.
    Gockell, Gillian (2000)
    In Jerry G. Pankhurst and Sharon K. Houseknecht (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 205-234.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Network; Family; Economic
  • Voyage visionnaire et errance prophétique: du nomadisme à la fondation.
    Mary, André (2000)
    Social Compass 47:1: 77-92. Comment by Lisa Anteby (also on a paper by Gary Gerstle), pp. 93-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Gabon; Travel; Nomad; Bwiti, Gabon; Fang; Africa; Africanist; Prophet
  • Culture pentecôtiste et charisme visionnaire au sein d'une Eglise indépendente africaine.
    Mary, André (1999)
    archives de sciences sociales des religions 44/105: 29-50.

    The importance of charismatic virtuosi who are independent of the missionaries helps explain the appeal of Pentecostal forms in Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Africa; African Christian
  • Migrations kikuyus: des pratiques sociales à l’imaginaire. Ethos, realization de soi et millénarisme.
    Droz, Yvan (1999)
    Neuchâtel et Paris: Institut d’ethnologie et Maison des sciences de l’homme.

    Associated Search Terms: Kikuyu Kenyans; Migrant; Millenarian, Africa; Kenya
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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