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Religion and Global Migrations

Health, Wealth, and Power in an African Diaspora Church in Canada

Authors: Aechtner, T.

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This book investigates an African diaspora Christian community in Calgary, Alberta, and explores the ways in which the church's beliefs and practices impact the lives of its migrant congregation. In particular, it reveals the church's pronounced concern with the utility of the Prosperity Gospel and Holy Spirit Power.

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Thomas Aechtner is Lecturer in History of Religious Thought in the School of History, Philosophy, Religion & Classics at the University of Queensland, Australia.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Now We Are Coming: Global Pentecostalism and the New African Diaspora

    Aechtner, Thomas

    Pages 1-20

  • Beliefs and Practices: The Prosperity Gospel and Holy Spirit Power

    Aechtner, Thomas

    Pages 21-39

  • One in Worship: Recapitulation, Transnational Identities, and Christian Pan-Africanism

    Aechtner, Thomas

    Pages 40-59

  • Not Even a Single Enemy: Homeland, Mission, and Responses to Racism

    Aechtner, Thomas

    Pages 60-79

  • The Spirit’s Utility: Expressed Functionalism and APCC’s Future

    Aechtner, Thomas

    Pages 80-92

Buy this book

eBook $49.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-48549-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $70.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-48548-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $67.50
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-50371-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Health, Wealth, and Power in an African Diaspora Church in Canada
Authors
Series Title
Religion and Global Migrations
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-48549-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137485496
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-48548-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50371-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 104
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