More Than Opium: An Anthropological Approach to Latin American and Caribbean Pentecostal Praxis

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Barbara Boudewijnse, A. F. Droogers, Frans Kamsteeg
Scarecrow Press, 1998 - History - 327 pages
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In this diverse collection, the authors address the expansion of Pentecostalism; the gender dimension; the analysis of discourse and practice; the power dimension; comparisons with similar, competing groups; the urban/rural comparison; and the contribution of Pentecostalism to the resolution of social problems.

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\Barbara Boudewijnse studied cultural anthropology at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam and religion at the State University of Groningen, the Netherlands. André Droogers is Professor of Anthropology at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He has lectured and done fieldwork in Zaire and Brazil. Frans Kamsteeg has done fieldwork in Peru and Chile. He is also the author of Prophetic Pentecostalism in Chile (Scarecrow, 1998).

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