Tarango, Angela. 2015. Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle.

Reviewed by Aminta Arrington (John Brown University). In the 1880s, two missions administrators, one on each side of the Atlantic Ocean, simultaneously, yet independently, developed the indigenous principle (also called the three-self principle): that the goal of missions should be to create self-supporting, self-governing, and self-propagating churches

Vilaça, Aparecida. 2016. Praying and Preying: Christianity in Indigenous Amazonia, translated by David Rodgers

Reviewed by G.E.R. Lloyd (Needham Research Institute, Cambridge UK). This is a truly remarkable book.  In most anthropological monographs the reader is given a detailed analysis of one particular collectivity, the circumstances of their lives, their kinship relations, social structures, myths, rituals, ways of making sense of the world and of their place in it. 

Wariboko, Nimi. 2014. Nigerian Pentecostalism

Reviewed by Jörg Haustein (SOAS, University of London). Wariboko’s book is an important contribution to the by now substantial array of studies on Nigerian Pentecostalism, and yet it is one of a kind. Instead of providing another historical, political, or socio-economic analysis of the “Pentecostal explosion”