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Christopher Tounsel’s book on Christianity in South Sudan is finalist for Outstanding First Book Prize

January 23, 2023

Congratulations to African Studies Interim Chair, Christopher Tounsel!

The Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora has named Tounsel’s book Chosen Peoples: Christianity and Political Imagination in South Sudan (Duke University Press) as a Finalist for its 2022 Outstanding First Book Award.

Dr. Christopher Tounsel

ASWAD Outstanding First Book Prize

The Outstanding First Book Prize annually honors an outstanding single-authored book focused on Africa and/or the African diaspora submitted by or on behalf of a scholar, activist, and/or artist who has not previously published a single-authored monograph.

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Comparative Religion Staff