Pentecostalism in the Lusophone World


  • Natalia Zawiejska Jagiellonian University in Cracow



Lusophony, Lusophone Christianity, Lusophone Pentecostalism


This introduction suggests capturing contemporary Pentecostalism in terms of territorial, discursive, cultural and affective framings, such as Lusophony. It gives a short overview on the understandings of the idea of Lusophony and Lusophone framings present in public discourses, social imaginations and in academic approaches. As the result it offers an alternative way of looking at national, transnational and global approaches to Christianity and Pentecostalism in particular.

Author Biography

  • Natalia Zawiejska, Jagiellonian University in Cracow

    Natalia Zawiejska specializes in social anthropology and sociology of religion. She works at the Institute for the Study of Religion at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. While working at ICS UL in Lisbon and as visiting scholar at SOAS in London she was conducting research on Angolan evangelical churches in Angola and Europe.


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How to Cite

Zawiejska, N. (2018). Introduction: Pentecostalism in the Lusophone World. PentecoStudies, 17(1), 7-11.