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Romani Pentecostalism

Gypsies and Charismatic Christianity

By David Thurfjell (Edited by), Adrian Marsh (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 268 pages, 1st New edition Edition
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: Germany, 18 December 2013
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A charismatic Christian revival is sweeping through the Romani communities of Europe. Since the early 1950s, Romani peoples across Europe have organized themselves in charismatic congregations and today, although there are many exceptions, Pentecostalism could be said to be one of the foremost religious orientations amongst Roma in Europe and beyond. Despite this, there are few academic publications dealing with this remarkable development in a comparative and cohesive way. With the ambition of changing this, this anthology brings together scholars that have all studied local variants of Romani Pentecostalism in different parts of Europe. In sixteen chapters it sheds light on the multifaceted and complex phenomenon that Romani Pentecostalism has become today.

Table of Contents

Contents: Thomas A. Acton: New Religious Movements among Roma Gypsies and Travellers: Placing Romani Pentecostalism in an historical and social context - Regis Laurent: On the Genesis of Gypsy Pentecostalism in Brittany - Elena Marushiakova/Vesselin Popov: The Gypsy Religious Revival Movement: "New Churches" in the Territories of the Former Soviet Union - Magdalena Slavkova: Prestige and Identity Construction amongst Pentecostal Roma in Bulgaria - Manuela Canton Delgado: Stigma and Ethno-genesis among Pentecostal Gitanos in Spain - Tatiana Podolinska: Questioning the Theory of Deprivation: Pentecostal Roma in Slovakia - Elin Strand: One Scattered Race Like Stars in the Sight of God: the Gypsy Evangelical Church - Johannes Ries: The Cultural Dynamics of Romani/Gypsy Ethnicity and Pentecostal Christianity - Kai Aberg: The Gospel Songs of Finnish Roma: Religious, Music and Identity - David Thurfjell: Testimonies of Change: on Individual Pentecostalism among the Kaale - Gregor Dufunia Kwiek: The Synchronisation of Traditions in Lovari, Kelderash and Kalo Pentecostalism - Tomas Hrustic: The Rise and Fall of Romani Pentecostal Revival in Eastern Slovakia - Jorge M. Fernandez Bernal: Romani Communities and Churches in South America? - Adrian Richard Marsh: "Lo, it is God who splits the date and the date-stone!" Rom, Dom and Lom Religiosity in Turkey - Valdemar Kalinin: Romanes (Romani) Bible Translations and some remarks on Translating Biblical Texts.

About the Author

David Thurfjell is Associate Professor in the study of religions at Sodertorn University in Stockholm. He has published mainly within the fields of Islamic and Romani studies, amongst others on faith and revivalism among the Kaale Roma in Sweden and Finland. Adrian Marsh has been working amongst Gypsy communities in Turkey, taught Romani Studies and carried out research across Europe and the Balkans. He was consultant for the British Council in Turkey, for the EC Promoting Roma Rights in Turkey project and the Save the Children Sweden's Europe programme. He continues working in Istanbul and is a Romany-Traveller.

EAN: 9783631648858
ISBN: 3631648855
Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH
Dimensions: 21 x 14.8 x 1.5 centimetres (0.35 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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