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Simon Coleman is a British anthropologist who serves as a Chancellor Jackman Chaired Professor in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto. He has taught at Durham University and Sussex University, as well. He has also served as the editor of The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.[1] He has published studies of Charismatic Christianity and Prosperity theology,[2] particularly focusing on the Word of Faith movement in Europe.[3]

Coleman attended Cambridge University, where he received a PhD.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Simon Coleman". University of Toronto Study of Religion. University of Toronto. Retrieved December 6, 2011.
  2. ^ Grau, Marion (2004), Of divine economy: refinancing redemption, Continuum International Publishing Group, p. 28, ISBN 978-0-567-02730-6
  3. ^ Hocken, Peter (2009), The challenges of the Pentecostal, Charismatic, and Messianic Jewish movements: the tensions of the spirit, Ashgate Publishing, p. 48, ISBN 978-0-7546-6746-9