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Department of the Study of Religions

Professor Paul Gifford

BA (Wellington) MLITT(Oxon)

Overview

Paul Gifford
Department of the Study of Religions

Emeritus Professor

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Professor Paul Gifford
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Biography

Religion and society

Teaching

Courses Taught

Professor Gifford's podcast exploring the links between teaching and research.

Research

Socio-political role of Christianity in Africa; Africa's new charismatic churches

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • Africa
  • Near and Middle East
Country Expertise
  • Ghana
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Languages
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian

Publications

Authored Books

Gifford, Paul (2009) Christianity, Politics and Public Life in Kenya. London: Hurst & Co..

Gifford, Paul (2004) Ghana's New Christianity. Pentecostalism in a Globalising African Economy. London: Hurst & Company.

Gifford, Paul (1998) African Christianity: Its Public Role. C Hurst & Co. (London).

Gifford, Paul and Brouwer, S (1996) Exporting the American Gospel: Global Christian Fundamentalism. Routledge.

Book Chapters

Gifford, Paul (2005) 'Religious Authority: Scripture, Tradition, Charisma.' In: Hinnells, J.R., (ed.), The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion. Routledge, pp. 379-391.

Gifford, Paul (2003) 'The Bible as a Political Document in Africa.' In: Kastfelt, N., (ed.), Scriptural Politics. The Bible and the Koran as Political Models in the Middle East and Africa. Hurst & Company, pp. 16-28.

Gifford, Paul (2001) 'The complex provenance of some Elements of African Pentecostal Theology.' In: Corten, A. and Marshall-Fratani, R., (eds.), Between Babel and Pentecost; Transnational Pentecostialism in Africa and Latin America. Hurst & Co, pp. 62-79.

Articles

Gifford, Paul (2008) 'The Bible in Africa: a Novel Usage in Africa's New Churches.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 71 (2). pp. 203-218.

Gifford, Paul (2008) 'Trajectories in African Christianity.' International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church, 8 (4). pp. 275-289.

Gifford, Paul (2008) 'Africa's Inculturation Theology: Observations of an Outsider.' Hekima Review, 38 . pp. 18-34.

Gifford, Paul (2007) 'The Nature and Effects of Mission Today. A Case Study from Kenya.' Social Sciences and Missions, 20 . pp. 1-31.

Gifford, Paul (2004) 'Persistence and Change in Contemporary African Religion.' Social Compass, vol. 5 . pp. 169-76.

Gifford, Paul (2002) 'Liberia.' Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, vol. 5 . p. 323.

Gifford, Paul (1994) 'Ghana''s Charismatic Churches.' Journal of Religion in Africa, XXIV(1 . pp. 241-65.

Gifford, Paul (1994) 'Some Recent Developments In African Christianity.' African Affairs, 93(199 . pp. 513-34.

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