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  • Religions and Public Life Speaker Series - Ruth Marshall

    Series Name:

    Religions and Public Life

    Presenter:

    Ruth Marshall

    Sponsors:

    Kenan Institute for Ethics, Divinity School, and Trinity College

    Location:

    Westbrook 0014 - Map

    Cost:

    Free, open to the public

    When:

    Contact:

    Kelly Lipford

    Email:

    kelly.lipford@duke.edu

    Ruth Marshall, Assistant Professor in the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, will be speaking February 26th as part of the Religions and Public Life speaker series. Marshall's academic interests include religion and politics, African politics and post-colonial theory, political philosophy, transnational religion, and Pentecostalism. Her research focuses on Africa, especially West Africa, with a focus on transnational religion, war and violence, youth militias, citizenship, ethno-nationalism, autochthony, and international interventionism. Some of her publications include "Prospérité Miraculeuse: Les pasteurs pentecôtistes et l'argent de Dieu au Nigéria"; "Mediating the Global and Local in Nigerian Pentecostalism"; and "God is not a Democrat: Pentecostalism and Democratisation in Nigeria" in Paul Gifford (ed.) The Christian Churches and the Democratisation of Africa.

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