Pentecostalism and post-development: exploring religion as a developmental ideology in Ghanaian migrant communities

TitlePentecostalism and post-development: exploring religion as a developmental ideology in Ghanaian migrant communities
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsDijk, R. Avan
EditorD. Freeman
Secondary TitleGhanaian migrant communities: churches, ngo's and social change in Africa
Pagination87 - 110
Date Published2012///
PublisherPalgrave MacMillan
Place PublishedBasingstoke
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsBotswana, Ghana, Pentecostalism
Abstract

Studied is the 'embedded development thinking' in Ghanaian Pentecostal churches, who cater mainly the middle classes, particularly the Ghanaian migrant in Botswana. The author argues that the tools of development and economic growth are often being given by these churches themselves.

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