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Sensational Movies: Video, Vision, and Christianity in Ghana (The Anthropology of Christianity) Hardcover – October 16, 2015
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Drawing together research on religion and media in a strikingly original way, Meyer argues that the image repertoire of Pentecostalism is central to the emergence of Ghanaian film. But more than this, she shows how popular cinema is key to how Pentecostalism goes public and becomes part of the everyday lives of religious subjects. This is a groundbreaking book that opens up fundamentally new questions about film, aesthetics, and the sensational life of images in contemporary Africa.”Brian Larkin, Barnard College, Columbia University
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