Table of contents for African immigrant religions in America / edited by Jacob K. Olupáoona and Regina Gemignani.

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Introduction 1
Jacob K. Olupona and Regina Gemignani
I Historical and Theoretical Perspectives 36
1 Communities of Believers: Exploring African Immigrant Religion in the United States 37
 Jacob K. Olupona
2 African Immigrant Churches in the United States and the Study of Black Church History 65 
 David D. Daniels
3 The Andrew Syndrome: Models in Understanding Nigerian Diaspora 85
 Ogbu Kalu
II Reverse Mission: Faith, Practice and the Immigrant Journey 121
4 Non-Western Christianity in the Western World: African Immigrant Churches in the Diaspora 122
 Akintunde Akinade
5 Portable Faith: the Global Mission of African Initiated Churches 141
 Elias Bongmba
III Gender, Ethnicity and Identity 182
6 Gender, Identity and Power in African Immigrant Evangelical Churches 183
 Regina Gemignani
7 Gender and Change in an African Immigrant Church: An Anthropologist and a (Former) Prophetess Reflect 220
 Deidre Crumbley and Gloria Malake Cline-Smythe
8 West African Muslims in America: When are Muslims not Muslims? 255
 Linda Beck
9 African Religious Beliefs and Practices in Diaspora: An Ethnographic Observation of Activities at an Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Church in Los Angeles 291
 Worku Nida
IV Civic Engagement and Political Incorporation 320
10 Transnationalism, Religion and the African Diaspora in Canada: an Examination of Ghanians and Ghanian Churches 321
 Wisdom Tettey
11 Singing the Lord¿s Song in a Foreign Land: Spirituality, Communality and Identity in a Ghanian Immigrant Congregation 365
 Moses Biney
12 African Immigrant Churches and the New Christian Right 394
 Mojubaolu Okme
13 African Muslims in the United States: The Nigerian Case 432
 Yushau Sodiq
14 Conclusion 458
 Jacob K. Olupona and Regina Gemignani
Contributor Biographies 471
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

African Americans -- Religion.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects.