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  • Blacks and Whites in Christian America. How Racial Discrimination Shapes Religious Convictions.
    Emerson, Michael O., and Jason E. Shelton (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Discrimination; African Americans; Belief; Christian, U.S.A.
  • Églises africaines en France: pentecôtisme congolais et entreprises prophétiques.
    Mottier, Damien (2011)
    Thèse de sociologie (EHESS).

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, France; France; African Christian, France; Prophecy
  • 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
  • The Boundary-Crossing Influence of African Initiated Churches (AICS) on Youth in Emuhaya District, Western Kenya.
    Kilonzo, Susan M. (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. 165-184.

    Associated Search Terms: African Divine Church; Redeemed Gospel Church; African Christian; African Israel Nineve Church; Kenya, Western Province, Emuhaya District
  • Believing in the Black Messiah. The Legio Maria Church in an African Christian Landscape.
    Kustenbauder, Matthew (2009)
    Nova Religio 13:1: 11-40.

    Associated Search Terms: Legio Maria, Kenya; Kenya; African Christian
  • More than Just Money. The Faith Gospel and Occult Economies in Contemporary Tanzania.
    Lindhardt, Martin (2009)
    Nova Religio 13:1: 41-67.

    Based on 2003-07 field work.

    Associated Search Terms: New Life in Christ (African Christian church); Prosperity Gospel, Tanzania; Tanzania, Iringa; African Christian
  • 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
  • Migration et Plurilinguisme: Parler en Langues dans les Églises Africaines en Europe.
    Fancello, Sandra (2009)
    Social Compass 56:3: 387-404.

    Based on interview data among migrants from Ghana & other nations, mostly to France & Belgium. Explores the use of Twe & other African languages, French & English, & Pentecostal "tongues."

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Pentecostal, Europe; Assimilation; Church of Pentecost; African Christian, Europe; Language; Europe; Glossolalia
  • Spirits and Letters: Reading, Writing, and Charisma in African Christianity.
    Kirsch, Thomas (2008)
    New York: Berghahn.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; African Christian
  • Christian Diversity and Community Development in Vihigo District, Kenya.
    Kilonzo, Susan M. (2008)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Maseno University.

    Associated Search Terms: Community development; African Christian; Kenya
  • D'afinitats electives: pentecostalisme i immigració, el cas de les esglésies africanes pentecostals a Catalonja.
    Griera, Mar (2008)
    Revista Catalana de Sociologia 23: 59-77.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Spain; African Christian, Spain; Spain, Catalonia; Migrant
  • 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
  • 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
  • Les Trajectoires de Conversion et l'Identité Sociale chez les Jeunes dans le Contexte Postcolonial Ouest-Africain.
    LeBlanc, Marie Nathalie (2003)
    Anthropologie et sociétés 27:1: 85-110.

    Based on case studies of young Muslims & members of independent Christian churches in Côte d'Ivoire.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Islam, Côte d´Ivoire; Identity; Modernization; Côte d´Ivoire; Youth
  • Euthanasia of a Mission: African Church Autonomy in a Colonial Context.
    Hanciles, Jehu (2002)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; African Christian; Sierra Leone
  • African independent churches in Mozambique: Healing the afflictions of inequality.
    Pfeiffer, James (2002)
    Medical Anthropology Quarterly 16: 176-199.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Healing; Mozambique; Stratification
  • 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
  • Le bricolage africain des héros chrétien.
    Mary, André (2000)
    Paris: Cerf.

    Associated Search Terms: Bricolage; African Christian
  • 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
  • Halfway to Paradise: African Christians in Europe.
    Haar, Gerrie ter (1998)
    Cardiff: Cardiff Academic Press.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Europe
  • African Christians in The Netherlands.
    Haar, Gerrie ter (1998)
    In Gerrie ter Haar (ed.) Strangers and Sojourners: Religious Communities in the Diaspora. Leuven: Peeters.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; African Dutch; African Christian, Netherlands
  • Lieder der Macht: Religiöse Autorität und Performance in einer afrikanisch-christlichen Kirche Zambias.
    Kirsch, Thomas (1998)
    Münster: Lit-Verlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Authority; Zambia; African Christian
  • The African Diaspora in the Netherlands.
    Haar, Gerrie ter (1998)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.), New Trends and Developments in African Religions. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, pp. 245-262.

    Based on observations of the True Teachings of Christ's Temple, in the Bijlmer section of Amsterdam.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Amsterdam; Liminality; African Dutch; Migrant; African Christian, Netherlands; Communitas
  • Le Synode Africain d'Avril-Mai 1994 et les Nouveaux Mouvements Religieux.
    Luneau, René (1996)
    Social Compass 43:2: 199-207.

    A Vatican working document refers to new religions & new independent Christian churches in Africa, but the references were deleted from the final report since small spontaneous churches threaten Catholicism in Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Catholic, Africa; New religions
  • Healing Hybridity in the Prophetic Churches in Kinshasa.
    Devisch, René (1996)
    Social Compass 43:2: 225-232.

    Describes therapeutic churches in Zaire that are only vaguely related to the Kimbanguist tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa; African Christian; Zaire
  • The Black Church in the Civil Rights Movement: The SCLC as the Decentralized, Radical Arm of the Black Church.
    Morris, Aldon (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 29-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Social movement; Civil rights movement; African Americans
  • Gbahié Koudou Jeannot. Le Prophète Annonciateur de la Crise.
    Dozon, Jean-Pierre (1995)
    Cahier d'etudes africaines 35:2/3: 138-139, 305-331.

    Associated Search Terms: Prophet; African Christian; Ivory Coast
  • Ritual as Communication: A Study of African Christian Communities in the Bijlmer Distict of Amsterdam.
    Haar, Gerrie ter (1995)
    In Jan G. Platvoet and Karel van der Toorn (eds.), Pluralism and Identity: Studies inRitual Behavior. Leiden: Brill, pp. 115-142.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian, Netherlands; Ritual; Netherlands, Amsterdam
  • The Future of African Theologies--Situating New Religious Movements in an Epistemological Setting.
    Jules-Rosette, Bennetta (1994)
    Social Compass 41:1: 49-65.

    Discusses whether African indigenous religions & African Christian syncretisms can be thought of as world religions.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Africanist; Globalization; Syncretism; New religions
  • Christianity and the Construction of Global History. The Example of Legio Maria.
    Schwartz, Nancy (1994)
    In Karla Poewe (ed.) Charismatic Christianity as a Global Culture. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, pp. 134-174.

    Based on field work in Kenya, 1982-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Kenya; African Christian; Legio Maria, Kenya; Kenya
  • Charismatic Churches in South Africa. A Critique of Criticisms and Problems of Bias.
    Hexham, Irving, and Karla Poewe (1994)
    In Karla Poewe (ed.) Charismatic Christianity and Global Culture. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, pp. 50-69.

    Counters criticisms of South African independent charismatic churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, South Africa; African Christian; Transnational; South Africa; Diffusion
  • The Spiritual Churches of New Orleans: Origins, Beliefs, and Rituals of an African-American Religion.
    Jacobs, Claude F., and Andrew J. Kaslow (1991)
    Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

    Based largely on ethnographic observation in 18 New Orleans churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Spiritualist (Christian), U.S.A..; African Americans; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Participant observation
  • Christianity and Xhosa Tradition. Belief and Ritual among Xhosa-speaking Christians.
    Pauw, Berthold Adolf (1975)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; Xhosa South Africans
  • Bishops and Prophets in a Black City. African Independent Churches in Soweto, Johannesburg.
    West, Martin (1975)
    Cape Town: David Philip, London: Rex Collings.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, Soweto; African Christian, South Africa
  • Religion and Political Involvement: A Study of Black African Sects.
    Janosik, Robert J. (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:2: 161-175.

    Seeks to account for the greater political interest & activity by religious sects among the Kikuyu tribe than among the Zulu.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Zambia; Politics, Zambia; Kikuyu Zambians; Zulu Zambians
  • Églises noires et formes de connaissance.
    Bernard, Guy (1974)
    Revue tunisienne de sciences sociales 11:36-39: 339-346.

    Discusses the variable forms of consciousness among the new African churches, with particular attention to l'Église de Jésus-Christ sur Terre par le Prophète Kimbangu.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; African Christian; Sociology of knowledge; Africa; Kimbangu; Independent religions, Africa
  • La dynamique socio-culturelle des mouvements prophétiques dans le Bas-Zaire.
    Mwene-Batende, Gaston (1973)
    Cahiers des religions africaines 7/13: 43-62.

    Provides general background on the Kiyoka, the Mani, Kimbanguist, & Mpadist movements, & the general context that engendered them.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Mpadist; Kimbangu; Kiyoka; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Zaire; Mani
  • The Sect That Became an Order: The Order of Ethiopia.
    Wright, Beryl (1972)
    A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 5: 60-71.

    Reviews the history of the Order of Ethiopia in the (Anglican) Church of the Province of South Africa; sees it as a case for the sociology of schism.

    Associated Search Terms: Order of Ethiopia; Schism; African Christian; South Africa
  • Thérapie et changement social dans les églises urbaines d'Afrique du Sud.
    West, Martin (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 49-62.

    Examines therapeutic practices in the independent Christian churches of Soweto, South Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Healing; Urban; South Africa, Soweto; Medical
  • Diversité des nouvelles églises congolaises.
    Bernard, Guy (1970)
    Cahiers d'études africaines 10/38: 203-227.

    Overview, with the text of the constitution of one church, l'Église des Dignes.

    Associated Search Terms: Église des Dignes; Zaire; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Christian, Africa; Independent religions, Africa; African Christian
  • L'évolution des Mouvements Religieux Dissidents en Afrique (1862-1967).
    Barrett, David B. (1968)
    Archives de Sociologie des Religions 25: 111-140.

    Extract from Schism and Renewal in Africa (1968).

    Associated Search Terms: Independent religions, Africa; Christian, Africa; Africanist; African Christian; Conflict; Africa
  • Two Hundred Independent Church Movements in East Africa.
    Barrett, David B. (1968)
    Social Compass 15:2: 101-116.

    Includes basic information on churches in 34 tribes, 4 nations, & 7 "chains."

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Independent religions, Africa; Christian, Africa; African Christian
  • A Study of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
    Reagin, Ewell (1968)
    Review of Religious Research 9:2: 88-96.

    Participant observation study of a 1965-66 S.C.L.C. initiative in Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Participant observation; African Americans
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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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