Hefner (ed), “Global Pentecostalism in the 21st Century”

Hefner, Robert W.  2013.  Global Pentecostalism in the 21st Century.  Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Publisher’s Description: This state-of-the-field overview of Pentecostalism around the world focuses on cultural developments among second- and third-generation adherents in regions with large Pentecostal communities, considering the impact of these developments on political participation, citizenship, gender relations, and economic morality. Leading scholars from anthropology, sociology, religious studies, and history present useful introductions to global issues and country-specific studies drawn from Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the former USSR.

Table of Contents:

Introduction: The Unexpected Modern—Gender, Piety, and Politics in the Global Pentecostal Surge Robert W. Hefner
1. Pentecostalism: An Alternative Form of Modernity and Modernization? David Martin
2. The Future of Pentecostalism in Brazil: The Limits to Growth Paul Freston
3. Social Mobility and Politics in African Pentecostal Modernity David Maxwell
4. Tensions and Trends in Pentecostal Gender and Family Relations Bernice Martin
5. Gender, Modernity, and Pentecostal Christianity in China Nanlai Cao
6. The Routinization of Soviet Pentecostalism and the Liberation of Charisma in Russia and Ukraine Christopher Marsh and Artyom Tonoyan
7. Pentecost amid Pujas: Charismatic Christianity and Dalit Women in Twenty-First-Century India Rebecca Samuel Shah and Timothy Samuel Shah
8. Politics, Education, and Civic Participation: Catholic Charismatic Modernities in the Philippines Katharine L. Wiegele
Afterword Peter L. Berger