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  • The Process of Bricolage between Mythic Societies and Global Modernity: Conversion to the Assembly of God Faith in Burkina Faso.
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (2005)
    Social Compass 52:3: 309-323.

    Conversion to the Assemblies of God involves a break of prior ties & a change of identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Participant observation; Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso; Identity; Burkina Faso
  • The Faith-Healers of the Assemblies of God in Burkina Faso: Taking Responsibility for Diseases Related to “Living Together”
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (2001)
    Social Compass 48:3: 333-351.

    Pastors value faith healers for creating excitement, but fear being upstaged. Economic decline led those who had some prosperity migrating away from crime areas & relatives. In the new urban context they set up new identities by exorcism & healing rites.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Migrant; Urban; Burkina Faso; Faith healer; Exorcism; Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso; Healing; Change; Pentecostal, Burkina Faso
  • Diabolisation de l'autre et ruses de l'Esprit: les Assemblées de Dieu du Burkina Faso.
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (2000)
    In André Corten and Andrée Mary (eds.) Imaginaires politiques et pentecôtisme. Afrique/Amérique latine. Paris: Karthala, pp. 61-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso; Burkina Faso; Demonology
  • L'Eglise des Assemblées de Dieu du Burkina-Faso. Histoire, transitions et recompositions identitaires.
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (1999)
    Archvies de sciences sociales des religions 44/105: 71-97.

    Notes the growth of the Assemblies of God in Burkina-Faso; emphasizes survival advantages of the churches to their members.

    Associated Search Terms: Burkina Faso; Identity; Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso
  • Conversions aux Asemblées de Dieu du Burkina Faso. Modernité et Socialité.
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (1998)
    Journal des africanistes 68:1: 67-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso; Modernity; Burkina Faso
  • Prosélytisme religieux, intensification agricole et organisation paysanne. Le Rôle des Assemblées de Dieu dans l'émergence de la Fédération Wend-Yam au Burkina Faso.
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (1994)
    In Jean-Pierre Jacob and Philippe Lavigne Delville (eds.) Les associations paysannes en Afrique: organisation et dynamiques. Paris: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso; Rural; Proselytizing; Burkina Faso
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