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Negotiating RespectPentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic$
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Brendan Jamal Thornton

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780813061689

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813061689.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Pentecostal Cultural Change

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(p.1) Introduction
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Negotiating Respect
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Brendan Jamal Thornton

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813061689.003.0009

Negotiating Respect is a book about Pentecostal cultural change and meaning making among evangelical converts and the role of religious identity in shaping social realities for Dominican barrio residents. This introductory chapter contextualizes this theme within the study of religion in the Caribbean and situates the book’s theoretical and analytical concerns within the growing field of the anthropology of Christianity. A summary of each chapter is also provided.

Keywords:   Anthropology of Christianity, Pentecostal cultural change, Caribbean religion, religious identity

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