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Devaka Premawardhana: Papers and Publications

Review of Ilana van Wyk, The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in South Africa: A Church of Strangers. Africa 85:4 (2015): 729-730.

“Conversion and Convertibility in Northern Mozambique.” In What is Existential Anthropology?, edited by Michael Jackson and Albert Piette, 30-57. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015.

“Pilgrims: Progress and Regress in Three African Memoirs.” Review of Chinua Achebe, There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra; Ngũgĩ  wa Thiong’o, In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir; and Lamin Sanneh, Summoned from the Margin: Homecoming of an African. Harvard Divinity Bulletin 41:2-3 (2013): 60-66.

"Transformational Tithing: Sacrifice and Reciprocity in a Neo-Pentecostal Church.” Nova Religio 15:4 (2012): 85-109.

“The Unremarkable Hybrid: Aloysius Pieris and the Redundancy of Multiple Religious Belonging.” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 46:1 (2011): 76-101. 

“Response to Klostermaier, Phan, and Light.” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 46:2 (2011): 275-278. 

“Christianity Becomes Unfamiliar.” Harvard Divinity Bulletin 39:1-2 (2011): 29-34.

Review of Sónia Silva, Along an African Border: Angolan Refugees and Their Divination Baskets. Journal of Religion in Africa 41:4 (2011): 453-454.

“Martin Luther King Jr. e a Teologia Afro-Brasileira: Um Encontro Crítico.” In Religião, Utopia e Sociedade: Diálogos com Martin Luther King e Richard Shaull, edited by Aliança de Batistas do Brasil, 103-113. Lauro de Freitas, Brazil: Editora Livro, 2009.

“Protestantism and Candomblé in Bahia: From Intolerance to Dialogue (and Beyond),” with Raimundo C. Barreto, Jr. In The World’s Religions after September 11, vol. 3: “The Interfaith Dimension,” edited by Arvind Sharma, 137-151.  Westport, Conn: Praeger, 2009. 

“O Espirito Santo e as Religiões do Mundo: Para Além da Mera Tolerância Religiosa.” Epistêmê (Brazil) 11:1 (2009): 123-141.

“Between Logocentrism and Lococentrism: Alambrista Challenges to Traditional Theology.” Harvard Theological Review 101:3-4 (2008): 399-416.

“From Dialogue to Liberation: An Ethical Appropriation of Raimon Panikkar’s ‘Radical Pluralism.’” KIATS Theological Journal (South Korea) 2:2 (2006): 359-385. 

“O Que Nós, Cristãos, Podemos Aprender Com Gandhi.” In Bom é Ter Esperança: Reflexões Honestas sobre o Caminhar Cristão, edited by Antonila da França Cardoso, 61-62. Salvador, Brazil: Igreja Batista Esperança, 2006.