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Evangelical Awakenings in the Anglophone Caribbean

Studies from Grenada and Barbados

Authors: Aymer, Paula L.

  • Provides an account of the foreign missionary movements from the perspective of the Caribbean people
  • Helps answer questions on how missionary movements influences and organized life in Caribbean society
  • Uses case studies to highlight the strength of purpose, the administrative apparatus for the  coordination of missionary programs locally and regionally
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This book examines the evangelical Christian worship focusing primarily in the island-state of Grenada.  The study is based upon the author’s detailed study of Pentecostal communities in that island-state as well as her own background in Barbados. The study traces the development of Pentecostal religious communities from Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Wesleyan Methodist movement.  

About the authors

Paula L. Aymer is Associate Professor of Sociology at Tufts University, USA. Her research focuses on Caribbean labor migration patterns and Caribbean family arrangements, which are topics covered in her book Uprooted Women Migrant Domestics in the Caribbean (1997) and more recent journal articles.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Christianizing the West Indies/Caribbean: A Sociohistorical Overview

    Aymer, Paula L.

    Pages 1-41

  • Who Is Worthy to Serve? The Call to Evangelical Ministry

    Aymer, Paula L.

    Pages 43-70

  • Return of the Evangelicals: Caribbean Pentecostal Revival Meetings

    Aymer, Paula L.

    Pages 71-100

  • The Caribbean Religious Environment: The Twentieth Century

    Aymer, Paula L.

    Pages 101-141

  • Baptism, Gender, and Family Redefined in Caribbean Pentecostalism

    Aymer, Paula L.

    Pages 143-174

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-56115-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $105.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-56114-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Evangelical Awakenings in the Anglophone Caribbean
Book Subtitle
Studies from Grenada and Barbados
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-56115-2
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-56115-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-56114-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 216
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