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Erik Meinema is a PhD candidate in religious studies at Utrecht University, who has received funding from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to investigate modalities of co-existence between youth from various religious backgrounds at the Kenyan Coast. He is also a member of the research program ‘Religious Matters...

This is a photo of a street in the central market district of Dar es Salaam (in Tanzania). It was taken by George, a friend and research collaborator, and captures several pedestrians engaged in everyday activities opposite a large mosque complex (out of shot). Dar es Salaam is by some...

Dr Mikel Burley is Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy at the University of Leeds, UK. A more extensive account of the Manasā Pūjā festival at Kāmākhyā appears in his article ‘Dance of the Deodhās: Divine Possession, Blood Sacrifice and the Grotesque Body in Assamese Goddess Worship’, Religions of South Asia 12/2 (2019)....

Kwame Ahaligah is a PhD Student examining Pentecostalism, Prophecy and Politics in Kenya, in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at the University of Leeds Debates on the public role of religion in the contemporary African public sphere have been stimulated by the Pentecostal-Charismatic explosion since the 1980s....

On a recent preaching trip abroad, I was advised that one Pentecostal church I would minister in was very ‘traditional’. This term couched a number of separate elements. On the one hand the songs were very old, on the other men and women were segregated. On top of that, many...

This photo captures members of a Kenyan LGBT church making preparations for their weekly Sunday worship service. To safeguard their anonymity, the photo only shows their back. The service takes place in a room in a commercial property, hired for a couple of hours every Sunday. The room is a...