Aesthetic Formations: Media, Religion, and the Senses
This book examines the incorporation of newly accessible mass media into practices of religious mediation in a variety of settings including the Pentecostal Church and Islamic movements, as well as the use of religious forms and image in the sphere of radio and cinema.
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Part 1 Boundary Politics
Part 2 Religion in the Public Realm
Part 3 Mediating Immediacy
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