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Pastoral Power, Clerical State: Pentecostalism, Gender, and Sexuality in Nigeria

81WtrszeTCL._SL1500_.jpgEbenezer Obadare examines the overriding impact of Nigerian Pentecostal pastors on their churches, and how they have shaped the dynamics of state-society relations during Nigeria's Fourth Republic. (...)

In contrast to rapidly eroding pastoral authority in the West, pastoral authority is increasing in Nigeria. This engaging book will appeal to those who want to understand the far-reaching political and social implications of religious movements―especially Christian charismatic and evangelical movements―in contemporary African societies. 

A Book to read ! Link (Notre Dame University Press, 2022)

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