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  • Beyond conversion: Socio-mental flexibility and multiple religious participation in African-derived Lukumi and Ifa.
    Carr, C. Lynn (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:1: 60-80.

    Based on open-ended interviews with 40 people who added Lukumi or Ifa (2 forms of Orisha) to non-African religion in the US.A. Unlike converts, they did not make a binary of their prior & added religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Orisha, U.S.A.; Africanist, U.S.A.; Syncretism; Lukumi, U.S.A.; Ifa, U.S.A.
  • A gospel of prosperity? An analysis of the relationship between religion and earned income in Ghana, the most religious country in the world.
    Beck, Sedefka V., and Sara J. Gundersen (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 105-129.

    Analyzes 2005-06 Ghana Living Standards Survey data; Spiritualist, Pentecostal, & Methodist women had higher income while traditionalists had lower.

    Associated Search Terms: Prosperity Gospel, Ghana; Pentecostal, Ghana; Africanist; Gender; Ghana; Women; Stratification
  • Religious belonging, religious agency, and women's autonomy in Mozanbique.
    Agadjanian, Victor, and Scott T. Yabiku (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 461-476.

    Based on 2008 interview data from women aged 15-50 in a largely Christian area of southern Mozambique. Catholics & mainline Protestants (liberal) had higher autonomy than Apostolic, other Pentecostal, & unaffiliated women.

    Associated Search Terms: Mozambique, Chibuto District, Gaza Province; Protestant (mainline), Mozambique; Catholic, Mozambique; Pentecostal, Mozambique; Gender traditionalism; Denomination (organizational entity); Autonomy; Apostolic, Mozambique; Africanist; Women
  • Religiones afroamericanas en México: hallazgos de una empesa etnográfica en construcción.
    Juarez Huet, Nahayeilli B. (2014)
    Revista cultura y religión 8:1: 219-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Mexico; Santeria, Mexico
  • Reflexões sobre o transe ritualistico no candomblé.
    Costa, Alexandre, and Mario Pires de Moraes Junior (2014)
    Ciencias Sociales y Religión/Ciências Sociais e Religião 16/21: 72-87.

    Associated Search Terms: Candomble; Trance; Africanist
  • Médias religieux, esprits voyageurs. Diffusion publique et secret dans le Pentecôtisme et dans la religion traditionnelle au Ghana.
    De Witte, Marleen (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 11-20.

    Traditional religions in Ghana have borrowed presentation styles from Christian Pentecostal broadcasts.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Ghana; Africanist; Media; Ghana
  • Portable Portals. Transnational Rituals for the Head Across Globalizing Orisha Traditions.
    Pérez, Elizabeth (2013)
    Nova religio 16:4: 35-62.

    Based on field work in Chicago. Demonstrates that the physical portability of cult objects, especially parts of the human body, lend traditions a capacity for diffusion, transnationality.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, U.S.A.; Transnational; Santeria, U.S.A.; Ritual; Candomble; Diffusion; Participant observation
  • Religiões Afro-Brasileiras em Portugal: Bruxos, Padres e Pais de Santo.
    Saraiva, Clara (2010)
    Etnográfica 14:2: 265-288.

    Associated Search Terms: Portugal; Africanist, Portugal
  • Filhos-de-Santo e filhos de Comte: Crítica, dominação e ressignificação da religião Afro-Brasileira pela Ciência social.
    Motta, Roberto (2010)
    In Mauro Passos (ed.) Diálogos Cruzados: Religião, História e Construção Social. Belo Horizonte: Argumentum, pp. 111-131.

    Sees the significance of Africanist religion in Brazil as a construction perpetrated by social scientists.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Africanist, Brazil; Sociology of religion, Brazil
  • New World African Religions.
    Motta, Roberto (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke and Peter Beyer (eds.) The World Religions: Continuities and Transformations. New York: Routledge, pp. 390-404.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist
  • The many who dance in me: Afro-Alantic ontology and the problem wtih "transnationalism."
    Matory, J. Lorand (2009)
    In Thomas J. Csordas (ed.) Transnational Transcendence: Essays on Religion and Globalization. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 231-262.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist; Transnational
  • Enchantment, Identity, Community, and Conversion: Catholics, Afro-Brazilians and Protestants in Brazil.
    Motta, Roberto (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 163-188.

    Catholicism & reformation Protestanttism were too encased in elite culture in Brazil, too disenchanted, to hold the lower classes.

    Associated Search Terms: Candomble; Brazil; Africanist, Brazil; Historical; Conversion; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • Caribbean Diaspora in the USA: Diversity of Caribbean Religions in New York City.
    Schmidt, Bettina E. (2008)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Africanist, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Bricolage
  • The "Orisha religion" between syncretism and re-Africanization.
    Capone, Stefania (2007)
    In Nancy Priscilla Naro, Roger Sansi-Roca, and David H. Treece (eds.) Cultures of the Lusophone Black Atlantic. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 73-104.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist; Syncretism
  • Conversion from Afro-Brazilia religions to neo-Pentecostalism: Opening new horizons of the possible.
    Birman, Patricia (2007)
    In TimothySteigenga and Edward Cleary (eds.) Conversion of a Continent: Contemporary Religious Change in Latin America. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 115-132.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, neo, Brazil; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil; Conversion
  • Pefácio ou Notícias de uma Guerra nada particular: os ataques neopentecostais às religiões Afro-brasileiras e aos símbolos da hereança Africana no Brasil.
    Gonçalves da Silva, Vagner (2007)
    In Gonçalves da Silva, Vagner (ed.) Intolerância religiosa: impactos do neopentecostalismo no campo religioso Afro-brasileiro. São Paulo: EDUSP.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Pentecostal, neo, Brazil; Africanist, Brazil; Tolerance
  • A Problem of Presence: Beyond Scripture in an African Church.
    Engelke, Matthew (2007)
    Berkeley; University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Masowe weChishanu; Homily; Prophecy; Africanist; Zimbabwe
  • Diaspora Conversions: Black Carib Religion and the Recovery of Africa.
    Johnson, Paul Christopher (2007)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Africanist, Caribbean; Africanist, U.S.A.; Conversion; Diffusion; Garifuna; Migration; United States, New York, New York; Honduras
  • Images of God in the Face of Natural Disasters: Ivan the Terrible and the Persistance of Yoruba Traditions in the Caribbean.
    James, Leslie R. (2007)
    In Pierre Hegy (ed.) What Do We Imagine God to Be? The Function of "God Images" in Our Lives. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 167-179.

    Analysis of information from Hurrican Ivan.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Granada; God, image of; Disaster; Conflict; Orisha, Granada; Africanist, Granada
  • Intolerância relgiosa luridiana e reações afro no Rio Grande do Sul.
    Oro, Ari Pedro (2007)
    In Gonçalves da Silva, Vagner (ed.) Intolerância religiosa: impactos do neopentecostalismo no campo religioso Afro-brasileiro. São Paulo: EDUSP.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul; Pentecostal, neo, Brazil; Africanist, Brazil
  • Expending multiplicity: Money in Cuban Ifa cults.
    Hlbraad, Martin (2005)
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 11:2:231-254.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuba; Africanist, Cuba
  • Reafricanização em diáspora religiosas secundárias: a construção de uma religião mundial.
    Frigerio, Alejandro (2005)
    Religião e sociedade 25:2: 136-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Latin America
  • Les Yoruba du nouveau monde: Religion, ethnicité et nationalisme noir aux Etats-Unis.
    Capone, Stefania (2005)
    Paris: Editions Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Yoruban Americans
  • O sacrificio de animais nas religiões afro-rasileiras: análise de uma polêmica recente no Rio Grande do Sul.
    Oro, Ari Pedro (2005)
    Religião e sociedade 25:2: 11-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacrifice; Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul; Africanist, Brazil; Conflict
  • Habitus et hybridité: une interprétation du syncrétisme dans la religion afro-catholique d'après Bourdieu.
    Rey, Terry (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 453-462.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitus; Voodoo; Haiti; Africanist, Haiti; Syncretism; Bourdieu, Pierre; Cultural capital
  • Re-Africanization in Secondary Religious Diasporas: Constructing a World Religion.
    Frigerio, Alejandro (2004)
    Civilisations 51:1/2: 39-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Diffusion; Africanist
  • Text and performance in an African church: The book, "live and direct."
    Engelke, Matthew (2004)
    American Ethnologist 31: 76-91.

    Prophets in the church denigrate the role of religious text by working to create a “live and direct” connection to God through their sermons.

    Associated Search Terms: Masowe weChishanu; Homily; Prophecy; Africanist; Zimbabwe
  • Religions et génération dans la Caraïbe.
    Hurbon, Laënnec (2004)
    Social Compass 51:2: 177-190.

    Africanist cults & new religions such as Rastafari & Mahikari symbolize memory.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Caribbean; Memory; Africanist, Caribbean; Mahikari, Caribbean; Rastafarian
  • The House of Saint Benedict, the House of Father John: Umbanda Aesthetics and a Politics of the Senses.
    Hale, Lindsay (2004)
    In Henry Goldschmidt and Elizabeth McAlister (eds.) Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 283-304.

    Based on field research begun in 1986. One Umbanda center was avowedly African, the other not so.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Umbanda; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Participant observation
  • Central Africa in the Caribbean: Transcending Time, Transforming Cultures.
    Warner-Lewis, Maureen (2003)
    Mona, Jamaica: University of West Indies Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean; Africanist, Caribbean
  • Le sacrifice Xangô à Recife.
    Motta, Roberto (2003)
    Social Compass 50:2: 229-246.

    Associated Search Terms: Xango; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Sacrifice
  • Pragmatic Consumers and Practical Products: The Success of Pneumacentric Religion among Women in Latin America's New Religious Economy.
    Chesnut, R. Andrew (2003)
    Review of Religious Research 45:1: 20-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; Pentecostal; Africanist, Latin America; Pentecostal, Catholic; Latin America; Women
  • Reclaiming African Religions in Trinidad: The Socio-Political Legitimation of the Orisha and Spiritual Baptist Faiths.
    Henry, Frances (2003)
    Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Orisha, Trinidad and Tobago; Trinidad and Tobago; Spiritual Baptist, Trinidad and Tobago; Politics, Trinidad and Tobago; Africanist, Trinidad
  • Orisha Journeys: The Role of Travel in the Birth of Yoruba-Atlantic Religions.
    Cohen, Peter F. (2002)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 117: 17-36.

    Not only did African traditions appear in the new world, but they migrated in changed form back to Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist; Diffusion
  • Xire! O modo de crer e viver do candomble.
    Amaral, Rita (2002)
    São Paulo: Pallas.

    Associated Search Terms: Candomble; Africanist, Brazil
  • Kongo à Cuba. Transformations d'une religion africaine.
    Dianteill, Erwan (2002)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 117: 59-80.

    Emphasizes the complexity of the syncretism of Africanist religion in Cuba.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Africanist, Cuba; Cuba
  • Tradition et changement dans les religions afro-brésiliennes des le Maranhão.
    Ferretti, Mundicarmo (2002)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 117: 101-112.

    Reviews non-Africanists' responses to Africanist religions in Maranhão State over time; notes growing acceptance.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Maranão State; Africanist, Brazil
  • L'expansion et la réinvention des religions afro-brésiliennes: réenchantement et décomposition.
    Motta, Roberto (2002)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 117: 113-125.

    Notes a shedding of ethnic connotation in the religious identity & a commodification on the part of Umbanda & the more traditionalist Africanist religions in Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Umbanda; Africanist, Brazil; Commodification; Brazil
  • Santeria from Africa to the New World: The Dead Sell Memories.
    Brandon, George (2002)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Santeria; Africanist, U.S.A.
  • La Expansion de Religiones Afrobrasilenas en Argentina: Representaciones Conflictivas de Cultura, Raza y Nación en un Contexto de Integración Regional.
    Frigerio, Alejandro (2002)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 117: 127-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Argentina; Integration (social); Africanist, Argentina
  • Hierarchy without a Head: Observations on Changes in the Social Organization of Some Afroamerican Religions in the United States, 1959-1999 with Special Reference to Santaria.
    Brandon, George (2002)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 117: 151-174.

    Based on extensive field work. Santeria is locally hierarchical but nationally not so.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, U.S.A.; Santeria, U.S.A.; Organization
  • Outside the Nation, Outside the Diaspora: Accommodating Race and Religion in Argentina.
    Frigerio, Alejandro (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:3: 291-315.

    Overview of efforts of Umbanda & Batuque in Buenos Aires to gain acceptance.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Africanist, Argentina; Race; Stratification; Umbanda, Argentina; Batuque, Argentina; Accommodation; Class; Marginality
  • Encantaría brasileira: o libro dos mestres, cabclos e encantados.
    Prandi, J. Reginaldo (ed.) (2001)
    Rio de Janeiro: Pallas.

    Contains 12 articles reporting Africanist religious phenomena from different locales in Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Brazil
  • Déterritorialisation, standardisation, diaspora et identités: à propos des religions afro-brésiliennes.
    Motta, Roberto (2001)
    In J.-P. Bastian, F. Champion, and K. Rousselet (eds.) La Globalisation du religieux. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 61-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Brazil; Transnational; Identity
  • Ethnicity, Purity, the Market and Syncretism in Afro-Brazilian Cults.
    Motta, Roberto (2001)
    In Sidney M. Greenfield and André Droogers (eds.) Reinventing Religions: Syncretism and Transformation in Africa and the Americas. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 71-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Brazil; Africanist, Brazil; Market model; Syncretism
  • La Mort chez les Noirs de la Fraternité Nossa Senhora do Rosário.
    Valente, Ana Lúcia E.F. (2001)
    Social Compass 48:1: 77-90.

    Discusses the significance of death (as analogous to the African cult of ancestors) in an African Brazilian Catholic fraternity in São Paulo. Such fraternities maintained a cultural resistance, especially during the era of slavery & colonialism.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Death; Popular religion; Brotherhood; Brazil, São Paulo; Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo; Africanist, Brazil; African Brazilians
  • Des dieux et signes: initiation, écriture et divination dans les religions afro-cubaines.
    Dianteill, Erwan (2000)
    Paris: Editions de l'EHESS.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuba; Divination; Africanist, Cuba
  • 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
  • Leaving the United States: The Black nationalist themes of Orisha-Vodo.
    Lefever, Harry G. (2000)
    Journal of Black Studies 31:2: 174-195.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, U.S.A.; Identity, national; Orisha-Voodoo; African Americans
  • Discourses on Afro-Brazilian religion: From de-Africanization to re-Africanization.
    Jensen, Tina Gundrun (1999)
    In Christian Smith and Joshua Prokopy (eds.) Latin American Religion in Motion. New York: Routledge, pp. 275-294.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Brazil; Discourse
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