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First Impressions #102: Birgit Meyer on Ghana’s Hollywood

First Impressions #102: Birgit Meyer on Ghana’s Hollywood

David M. Krueger March 17, 2017 0

Christianity has greatly shaped popular filmmaking in Ghana. Kristian Petersen talks with Birgit Meyer, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Utrecht, about her new book Sensational Movies: Video, Vision, and Christianity in

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Spirit and Literacy, Prophecy and Modernity in a South African Church  – by Kevin Ward

Spirit and Literacy, Prophecy and Modernity in a South African Church – by Kevin Ward

Kevin Ward September 24, 2016 0

Kevin Ward on Joel Cabrita’s Text and Authority in the South African Nazaretha Church A hundred years ago, around the time of the First World War, when the terrifying implications of modern, technological western

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Of Witches and the Holy Spirit: Christian Film Production in Ghana – by Katrien Pype

Of Witches and the Holy Spirit: Christian Film Production in Ghana – by Katrien Pype

Katrien Pype September 10, 2016 0

Katrien Pype on Birgit Meyer’s Sensational Movies Nollywood is a Lagos-based film industry that has been captivating wide audiences in Nigeria and its diasporas, and beyond. For more than a decade, Nollywood has attracted

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What Has Practice to Do with Theology? – By Bradley Peper

What Has Practice to Do with Theology? – By Bradley Peper

Bradley M. Peper April 11, 2016 0

Bradley Peper on J. Patout Burns Jr. and Robin M. Jensen’s Christianity in Roman Africa Traditionally, studies in early Christianity have emphasized one area of inquiry over another, inevitably fostering an intellectual partitioning of

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