Political Spiritualities

Political Spiritualities

The Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria

eBook - 2009
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After an explosion of conversions to Pentecostalism over the past three decades, tens of millions of Nigerians now claim that "Jesus is the answer." But if Jesus is the answer, what is the question? What led to the movement's dramatic rise and how can we make sense of its social and political significance? In this ambitiously interdisciplinary study, Ruth Marshall draws on years of fieldwork and grapples with a host of important thinkers-including Foucault, Agamben, Arendt, and Benjamin-to answer these questions. To account for the movement's success, Marshall explores how Pentecost.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780226507125
0226507122
9780226507149
0226507149
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 349 pages)

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