Health, Wealth, and Power in an African Diaspora Church in Canada

  • Thomas Aechtner

Part of the Religion and Global Migrations book series (RGM)

About this book

Introduction

This book investigates an African diaspora Christian community in Calgary, Alberta, and explores the ways in which the church's beliefs and practices impact the lives of its migrant congregation. In particular, it reveals the church's pronounced concern with the utility of the Prosperity Gospel and Holy Spirit Power.

Keywords

African Diaspora Pentecostalism Immigration Charismatic Christianity Calgary Canada community identity Presse

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Aechtner
    • 1
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137485496
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-50371-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-48549-6
  • About this book