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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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Faith in Motion: Techniques and Technologies of Prayer in the Appalachians and Beyond – By Bruno Reinhardt

Faith in Motion: Techniques and Technologies of Prayer in the Appalachians and Beyond – By Bruno Reinhardt

Bruno Reinhardt May 9, 2016 0

Bruno Reinhardt on Anderson Blanton’s Hittin’ the Prayer Bones In his 1964 classic Understanding Media, Marshall McLuhan argued that increasing mediatization has transformed the modern human being into “an organism that now wears its

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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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The Politics of Prosperity: Pentecostalism as Critique – By Naomi Haynes

The Politics of Prosperity: Pentecostalism as Critique – By Naomi Haynes

Naomi Haynes August 4, 2015 0

Naomi Haynes on Ilana Van Wyk’s The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in South Africa In 2013, ten years after I had first begun studying Pentecostal Christians in Zambia, I took a

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Joseph W. Williams talks about his new book, <i>Spirit Cure</i>

Joseph W. Williams talks about his new book, Spirit Cure

MRB June 24, 2013 0

MRB editor Joseph Williams on Pentecostal healing, Oral Roberts, and making money on the Holy Ghost    

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