Vol 4, No 1 (2020)

Table of Contents

Articles

Full Special Issue
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Robert J. Priest, Abel Ngolo, Timothy Stabell
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News and Opinions

1. What is Natural About Witchcraft?
Miriam Adeney
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2. Conversation Time Has Come
Andy Anguandia Alo
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3. A Soteriological Response to the Congolese Pastors' Engagement with Children Accused of Being Witches
Collium Banda
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4. A Biblical Scholar’s Response to Issues in 'Christian Pastors and Alleged Child Witches in Kinshasa, DRC'
Paul Cookey Ekpo
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5. Witchcraft Accusations and Hybrid Formulations in Papua New Guinea
Philip Gibbs
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6. A Dysfunctional Worldview
Paul Gifford
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7. Christian Pastors and Alleged Witches in Kinshasa, DRC. A Response.
Wanjiru M. Gitau
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8. Reframing Thinking and Action: A Way Forward in Responding to Child Witch Accusations through Contextualized Participatory Engagement
Susie Howe, Paul Stockley
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9. Social Instability, Churches, and Child Witchcraft
Michael Jindra
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10. Christian Pastors and Child Witches in Kinshasa, DRC
Nzash U. Lumeya
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11. A Theological Critique of Witchcraft: Ruminations from a Fellow African
Hans Madueme
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12. The Bible’s Cultural Mandate, Child Witches, Cognitive Authority, and Christian Pastors
Robert Guy McKee
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13. Comments on Christian Pastors and Child Witches in Kinshasa, DRC
Carol V. McKinney
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14. Witchcraft Accusations in Comparative Contexts: The Early Modern European Witch-hunts and Alleged Child Witches in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Kenneth P. Minkema, Phillip D. Davis
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15. Witchcraft Accusations and the Christian Church’s Response
Joyce Dainess Mlenga
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16. Do Witches Exhume Dead Bodies?
Esther Mombo
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17. Child Witches in Kinshasa, DRC: A Response
Paul M. Mpindi
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18. A Contribution to the Conversation
Mike Mtika
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19. Overview of the Work of the Pastoral Team for Children in Need (EPED) in its Struggle Against the Problem of So-Called Child-Witches in the DR Congo
Abel Ngolo
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20. What is the Disease? Engaging the Problem of Witchcraft in Africa
David Tonghou Ngong
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21. Straddling Two Worlds: Christian Leaders’ Responses to Witchcraft Accusations in DRC
Mwenda Ntarangwi
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22. Witchcraft Accusation and Church Discipline in Malawi
Timothy Kabulunga Nyasulu
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23. To End Child Witchcraft Accusations, A Task for the Whole Church
Maimouna Jessica Obot
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24. “The Person I Hate Most in Life is My Mother”
Opoku Onyinah
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25. Witchcraft Labeling: Effects on Child Behavior and Self-Concept
Chinyere Felicia Priest
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26. Significance of this Research and a Tanzanian Case Study
Steven D. H. Rasmussen
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27. Response to Priest, Ngolo and Stabell
Michael Allen Rynkiewich
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28. Witchcraft Accusations: A Challenge for Families, Communities, and Churches in Africa
Boubakar Sanou
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29. Comment on the Article “Christian Pastors and Child Witches in Kinshasa, DRC" by Robert J. Priest, Abel Ngolo and Timothy Stabell
Edwin Zehner
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30. Summary of, and Response to, Critiques and Commentaries of Other Scholars on the Subject of Witch Accusations and the Church
Robert Priest
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Book Reviews

Sensational Movies, Video, Vision, and Christianity in Ghana, by Birgit Meyer
Christine Albertini
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I See Satan Fall Like Lightening, by Rene Girard
Sara Cook
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Witchcraft, Intimacy and Trust: Africa in Comparison, by Peter Geschiere
Adriana Myland
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Pentecostal Exorcism: Witchcraft and Demonology in Ghana, by Opoku Onyinah
Robin Scott
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The Devil’s Children: From Spirit Possession to Witchcraft: New Allegations that Affect Children, edited by Jean La Fontaine
Harold Wanton
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Ethnographic Sorcery, by Harry West
Ned Wilson
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