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Anthea Butler <email@example.com>
University of Pennsylvania
Pentecostalism, Women and Gender, American Evangelicalism, Global Christianity
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Pentecostalism
Reviewer for H-AmRel
Reviewer for H-Pentecostalism
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
Religious Studies and Theology
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Ph.D, Vanderbilt University, 2001
Making A Sanctified World: Women in the Church of God in Christ. (University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming 2007).
“Unrespectable Saints: Women of the Church of God in Christ” in Women and American Religion: Reimagining the Past, Catherine Brekus, Ed. (University of North Carolina Press, 2007)
“Only a Woman Would Do: Bible Reading and African American Women’s Organizing Work” in Women and Religion in the African Diaspora, R. Marie Griffith and Barbara Savage, ed. (Johns Hopkins Press, 2006)
“Observing the Lives of the Saints: Sanctification as Practice in the Church of God in Christ” in
Practicing Protestants: Histories of American Christian Practice, Leigh Schmidt, Laurie Maffly-Kipp, and Mark Valeri, ed. (Johns Hopkins Press, 2006)
“Constructing Different Memories: Recasting the Azusa Street Revival” in The Azusa Street Revival and its Legacy, Harold D. Hunter and Cecil M. Robeck Jr. ed., (Pathway Press, 2006)
“Garveyism and Women” in Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America, ed. Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruther. (Indiana University Press 2005).
“Pentecostal Traditions We Should Pass On: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”, Pneuma: The Journal for the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Spring 2006
“Teaching a Disaster” Inside Higher Education September 12, 2005,online at
“Church Mothers and Migration in the Church of God in Christ” in Religion in the American South: Protestants and Others in History and Culture, Donald Matthews and Beth Barton Schweiger, editors. (University of North Carolina Press, 2004).
“National Baptist Convention of America”, “National Baptist Convention U.S.A” in Encyclopedia of Protestantism, Ed. Hans J. Hillerbrand, (Routledge, 2003).
“Facets of Pentecostal Spirituality and Justice” in Consultation with Pentecostals in the Americas, (World Council of Churches, 1996)
African American Religious History Group Co-Chair, American Academy of Religion 2006-2009
Co-Editor, The North Star, Journal of African American Religious History 2005-current
Editorial Board, Journal of World Christianity (new journal , January 2007)