African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe: The Politics of Presence in the Twenty-First Century

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"African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe describes the fraught encounters and inextricable connections between Catholicism and Pentecostalism. Italy, the home of Catholicism and seat of the papacy, has over the last thirty years become the destination of a significant flow of migrants from Nigeria and Ghana. Along with their suitcases and dreams of a brighter future, these migrants have brought their own form of Pentecostalism, shaped by their various cultural formations and religious worlds. This ethnographic study brings ...

African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe: The Politics of Presence in the Twenty-First Century 2016, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674737099

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