The collection of essays assembled in this book began as contributions to the “Migration, Religion and Identity” Study Group during the meeting of the International Association of Mission Studies in Toronto in August 2012. Reworked, they were originally published in thematic issues of two journals: Exchange 43 (2014) and Mission Studies 32 (2014). They are gathered together again as a Brill “open-access title,” which allows use for noncommercial purposes. The editors, Martha Frederiks and Dorottya Nagy, provide a very useful introduction (1–8) to the volume, discussing the essays and placing the work in its intellectual, social, and political contexts.

The two theoretical essays by the editors are multum in parvo. Martha Frederiks’s “Religion, Migration, and Identity: A Conceptual and Theoretical Exploration” (9–29) provides a discussion of research on the intersection of religion, migration, and identity. Frederiks raises important questions about the locus of most research (the United States and...

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