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Chasing Religion in the Caribbean : Ethnographic Journeys from Antigua to Trinidad (Hardcover) (Peter

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Focusing on tenislands through the Caribbean, this ethnography examines how charismaticreligious leaders develop creative transnational religious networkingstrategies that help spread the movement and increase its potential to become agreater force in shaping the future in the English-speaking Caribbean. Thelarge and explosive global Charismatic movement spread in powerful ways in thesmall and tranquil English-speaking Caribbean. It is here in the deep Caribbeanworld of demonic possessions, spiritual demons, and supernatural healers wherethe charismatic movement continues to shape a resilient culture. Placing thecharismatic movement in the realm of culture provides some highly surprisingfindings that reveal the potential of a religious movement and its ability forchange in a late-modern social world.

Number of Pages: 242.0
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Sociology of Religion
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Peter Marina
Language: English
Street Date: September 12, 2016
TCIN: 51403850
UPC: 9781137560995
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-1872

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