Tongues of Fire

Sarah Palin voodoo dollA Black Church?

Sharing her pulpit with a witch-hunter, does Sarah realize that Pentecostalism is a flow of African Christianity to Europe and North America?

Have Pentecostalism, Will Travel,
How Sarah Palin’s religion continues to evolve around the world, by David Martin, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics.

Pentecostalism becomes what local people make of it, whether bureaucrats or charisma, goods or spirit, and is shaped in any way the local authorities want.