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Title New media and religious transformations in Africa / edited by Rosalind I. J. Hackett and Benjamin F. Soares ; foreword by Francis B. Nyamnjoh
Published Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 2015
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Contents Introduction: New media and religious transformations in Africa / Rosalind I. J. Hackett and Benjamin F. Soares -- Part 1. "Old" media: print and radio -- A history of Sauti ya Mvita ("Voice of Mombasa"): radio, public culture, and Islam in coastal Kenya, 1947-1966 / James R. Brennan -- Between standardization and pluralism: the Islamic printing market and its social spaces in Bamako, Mali / Francesco Zappa -- Binary Islam: media and religious movements in Nigeria / Brian Larkin -- Muslim community radio stations: constructing and shaping identities in a democratic South Africa / Muhammed Haron -- Part 2. New media and media worlds -- Mediating transcendence: popular film, visuality, and religious experience in West Africa / Johannes Merz -- The heart of man: Pentecostalist emotive style in and beyond Kinshasa's media world / Katrien Pype -- Islamic communication and mass media in Cameroon / Hamadou Adama -- "We are on the Internet": contemporary Pentecostalism in Africa and the new culture of online religion / J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu -- Conveying Islam: Arab Islamic satellite channels as new players / Ehab Galal -- Religious discourse in the new media: a case study of Pentecostal discourse communities of SMS users in south-western Nigeria / [ayn]Rotimi Taiwo -- Part 3. Arenas of exchange, competition, and conflict -- Media Afrikania: styles and strategies of representing "Afrikan traditional religion" in Ghana / Marleen de Witte -- Enwele Jesu: gospel music and religious publics in Nigeria / Vicki L. Brennan -- Managing miracles: ambiguities in the regulation of religious broadcasting in Nigeria / Asonzeh Ukah -- Living across digital landscapes: Muslims, Orthodox Christians, and an Indian guru in Ethiopia / Samson A. Bezabeh -- Zulu dreamscapes: senses, media, and authentication in contemporary neo-Shamanism / David Chidester
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Mass media in religion -- Africa.
Social media -- Religious aspects.
Social media -- Africa.
Africa -- Religion -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
Author Hackett, Rosalind I. J.
Soares, Benjamin F.
ISBN 0253015197
0253015308 (electronic bk)
9780253015303 (electronic bk)