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Ghana"s new Christianity

Pentecostalism in a globalizing African economy

by Paul Gifford

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Pentecostalism -- Ghana.,
    • Christianity -- Ghana.,
    • Ghana -- Church history -- 20th century.,
    • Ghana -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-211) and index.

      StatementPaul Gifford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1644.5.G4 G54 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3327403M
      ISBN 100253217237
      LC Control Number2004301688
      OCLC/WorldCa55981029

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He avoids caricatures and treats complex reality with nuance. Anyone who wants to understand Ghana, or how Christianity is being shaped in Africa must read this book/5. Ghana's New Christianity sets religious devotion into Ghana's political and economic situation and Ghanas new Christianity book on how fervent belief in success and wealth in the here and now can provide motivation to change in circumstances where it is so easy to despair.

In Ghana’s New Christianity, Paul Gifford considers the explosion of Christianity in sub-Saharan Africa by focusing on one place: Greater Accra, Ghana. Gifford examines every dimension of these new churches and mega-churches, including their discourse, theological vision, worship, rituals, music, media involvement, use of the Bible, finances, and clientele.

At the other end is a strain of this new Christianity that discounts spiritual forces and sees victory resulting from the believer's own education and skills, and from transforming book also joins the debate over the role of this Christianity in modernizing economic and. This is an extraordinarily well researched and thoughtful study, addressing several aspects of Christianity in Ghana.

Not only does Gifford provide rich detail of the preachers and their specific perspectives, but he analyzes the connections to the so-called "Prosperity Gospel" in the United States, with a beautiful, short section on its origins in the 19th century.5/5.

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