'If you are saved you cannot forget your parents': agency, power, and social repositioning in Tanzanian born-again Christianity

@inproceedings{Lindhardt2010IfYA,
  title={'If you are saved you cannot forget your parents': agency, power, and social repositioning in Tanzanian born-again Christianity},
  author={Martin Lindhardt},
  year={2010}
}
In much of the literature on African Pentecostalism, conversion has been associated with a striving for modernist individualist identities and a strategy for legitimising social, generational rupture. This article contributes to the existing scholarly field by shedding light on the ways in which urban Tanzanian born-again Christians address generational antagonisms and position themselves in relation to elder generations. Drawing on anthropological discussions of the concept of agency and… CONTINUE READING