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Blanes, Ruy

Pentecostalism and Witchcraft

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Pentecostal Witchcraft and Spiritual Politics in Africa and Melanesia
Knut Rio, Michelle MacCarthy, Ruy Blanes

2. German Pentecostal Witches and Communists: The Violence of Purity and Sameness
Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

3. Becoming Witches: Sight, Sin, and Social Change in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea
Thomas Strong

4. The Ndoki Index: Sorcery, Economy, and Invisible Operations in the Angolan Urban Sphere
Ruy Blanes

5. Branhamist Kindoki: Ethnographic Notes on Connectivity, Technology, and Urban Witchcraft in Contemporary Kinshasa
Katrien Pype

6. Jesus Lives in Me: Pentecostal Conversions, Witchcraft Confessions, and Gendered Power in the Trobriand Islands
Michelle MacCarthy

7. The Power of a Severed Arm: Life, Witchcraft, and Christianity in Kilimanjaro
Knut Christian Myhre

8. Demons, Devils, and Witches in Pentecostal Port Vila: On Changing Cosmologies of Evil in Melanesia
Annelin Eriksen, Knut Rio

9. Spiritual War: Revival, Child Prophesies, and a Battle Over Sorcery in Vanuatu
Tom Bratrud

10. Learning to Believe in Papua New Guinea
Barbara Andersen

11. Witchcraft Simplex: Experiences of Globalized Pentecostalism in Central and Northwestern Tanzania
Koen Stroeken

12. Afterword: Academics, Pentecostals, and Witches: The Struggle for Clarity and the Power of the Murky
Peter Geschiere

13. Afterword: From Witchcraft to the Pentecostal-Witchcraft Nexus
Aletta Biersack

Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Anthropology, Ethnography, Evangelicalism and Pentecostalism, Religion and Society, African Culture

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Contemporary Anthropology of Religion
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319560687
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-56067-0

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