Item Details

Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Brendan Jamal Thornton
Format
Book
Published
Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9780813061689, 0813061687
Summary
In his study of a barrio of Villa Altagracia, Brendan Thornton examines the appeal of Pentecostalism by showing how conversion inverts traditional models of legitimacy, transforming narratives of spiritual authority that, once based on virtue, are now based on redemption.
Contents
  • Introduction: Pentecostal cultural change
  • -- Orthodoxy and Christian culture in the Dominican Republic
  • -- Villa Altagracia: el pueblo caliente, el pueblo profético
  • -- Pluralism, heterodoxy, and Christian hegemony
  • -- Christians apart: being and becoming Pentecostal
  • -- Youth gangs, conversion, and evangelical moral authority
  • -- Residual masculinity and gendered charisma
  • -- Pentecostal social currency and the search for respect
  • -- Conclusion: the politics of Christian identity.
Description
xiii, 272 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
  • "This book is a part of the Latin American and Caribbean Arts and Culture publication initiative, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-262) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

  • LEADER 02712pam a2200529 i 4500
    001 u6691593
    003 SIRSI
    005 20160203092248.0
    008 151020t20162016flu b s001 0 eng c
    010
      
      
    a| 2015035904
    020
      
      
    a| 9780813061689
    020
      
      
    a| 0813061687
    035
      
      
    a| (Sirsi) o907448328
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)907448328
    042
      
      
    a| pcc
    043
      
      
    a| nwdr---
    040
      
      
    a| FUG/DLC b| eng e| rda c| FUG d| DLC d| YDXCP d| BTCTA d| BDX d| OCLCO d| CDX
    050
    0
    0
    a| BR1644.5.D65 b| T46 2016
    082
    0
    0
    a| 277.293/083 2| 23
    100
    1
      
    a| Thornton, Brendan Jamal e| author.
    245
    1
    0
    a| Negotiating respect : b| Pentecostalism, masculinity, and the politics of spiritual authority in the Dominican Republic / c| Brendan Jamal Thornton.
    264
      
    1
    a| Gainesville, FL : b| University Press of Florida, c| [2016]
    264
      
    4
    c| ©2016
    300
      
      
    a| xiii, 272 pages ; c| 23 cm
    336
      
      
    a| text 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| unmediated 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| volume 2| rdacarrier
    500
      
      
    a| "This book is a part of the Latin American and Caribbean Arts and Culture publication initiative, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation."
    504
      
      
    a| Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-262) and index.
    505
    0
      
    a| Introduction: Pentecostal cultural change -- -- Orthodoxy and Christian culture in the Dominican Republic -- -- Villa Altagracia: el pueblo caliente, el pueblo profético -- -- Pluralism, heterodoxy, and Christian hegemony -- -- Christians apart: being and becoming Pentecostal -- -- Youth gangs, conversion, and evangelical moral authority -- -- Residual masculinity and gendered charisma -- -- Pentecostal social currency and the search for respect -- -- Conclusion: the politics of Christian identity.
    520
      
      
    a| In his study of a barrio of Villa Altagracia, Brendan Thornton examines the appeal of Pentecostalism by showing how conversion inverts traditional models of legitimacy, transforming narratives of spiritual authority that, once based on virtue, are now based on redemption.
    610
    2
    0
    a| Catholic Church x| Relations x| Evangelicalism.
    650
      
    0
    a| Evangelicalism z| Dominican Republic x| History.
    650
      
    0
    a| Evangelicalism x| Relations x| Catholic Church.
    650
      
    0
    a| Pentecostalism z| Dominican Republic z| Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) x| History.
    650
      
    0
    a| Poor x| Religious life z| Dominican Republic z| Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) x| History.
    596
      
      
    a| 3
    999
      
      
    a| BR1644.5 .D65 T46 2016 w| LC i| X031734590 l| CLEM-CONST m| CLEMONS t| BOOK

Availability

Google Preview

Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Clemons Clemons Construction Area N/A Available
To request titles normally found only in Clemons, please use the "Request from Ivy" button;
when necessary, use "Request Item" to recall an item currently checked-out to another patron.
NOTE: Neither of these buttons will be present if there is a copy available at another library.