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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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Pressing On: Pentecostalism and Perseverance – By Anna Strhan

Pressing On: Pentecostalism and Perseverance – By Anna Strhan

Anna Strhan January 16, 2016 0

Anna Strhan on Girish Daswani’s Looking Back, Moving Forward What does it mean to keep going? And what new avenues might be opened up when we focus on perseverance in the study of contemporary

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Tracing out the Limits of Pentecostalism in Africa – By Konstanze N’Guessan

Tracing out the Limits of Pentecostalism in Africa – By Konstanze N’Guessan

Konstanze N’Guessan January 16, 2016 0

Konstanze N’Guessan on Martin Lindhardt’s edited volume, Pentecostalism in Africa On 18 September 2010, I witnessed about 500 women following the call of Pentecostal prophet Ruth Agbo as they marched from the Ivorian National

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