This article postulates that the way African Pentecostal women politicians utilize the religious discourse of wifely submission in exercising religio-political power reinforces populism and perpetuates patriarchy-informed politics in Zambia. It will demonstrate that their religio-political engagement is based on ideological allegiance to institutional political systems of power tailored to promote the patriarchal agenda.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The research is funded by the Nagel institute for the Study of World Christianity, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, which is funded by the John Templeton Foundation, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Religious studies