Thibaut Dubarry

Thibaut Dubarry is a former student in highly selective classes to prepare for the competitive exams to the Grandes Ecoles. He got the degree of Sciences Po Paris, a master in anthropology at EHESS (Ecole des Hautes Etudes En Sciences Sociales), a Ph. D in social sciences of Sciences Po. He has been a visiting fellow in UCT (University of Cape Town) and Stellenbosch in South Africa. He has been distinguished honorary fellow of the University of Madison-Wisconsin. Specialist of Southern Africa, and more specifically of South Africa, he is achieving a post doc dealing with Pentecostalism and HIV/AIDSS in time of neoliberal democracy whose fieldwork is located in a south African township Thibaut.dubarry@gmail.com

L’éternité du présent. Ou les contradictions du réenchantement pentecôtiste à l’œuvre d’une Église pentecôtiste sud-africaine Peer review

Thibaut Dubarry | 22.02.2021

The purpose of this article is to explore the reenchantment of a church in a South African township. Effervescence of entertainment while crossing through worships appears as a new source of holiness. Present seems in that to substitute to the past as an authority able to legitimate the religious. That’s why this transcendence goes beyond the traditional antinomy between holiness and profane, inviting to rethink religion in modern times [...]