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Christianity in Africa: From African Independent to Pentecostal‐Charismatic Churches
▪ Abstract Taking as a point of departure Fernandez's survey (1978), this review seeks to show how research on African Independent Churches (AICs) has been reconfigured by new approaches to theExpand
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'Make a Complete Break With the Past.' Memory and Post-Colonial Modernity in Ghanaian Pentecostalist Discourse'
L'A. montre comment le discours des pentecotistes dans le contexte de la politique du Ghana amene a un rejet de la politique gouvernementale. L'article explore le lien du pentecotisme a la memoire etExpand
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“Praise the Lord”: Popular cinema and pentecostalite style in Ghana's new public sphere
In this article I examine the elective affinity between Pentecostalism and the vibrant video-film industry that has flourished in the wake of Ghana's adoption of a democratic constitution. I argueExpand
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Aesthetics of Persuasion: Global Christianity and Pentecostalism's Sensational Forms
One of the key features of Pentecostal/charismatic churches is their sensational appeal. Taking as a point of departure the experience of the Holy Spirit as a "portable," embodied power source, thisExpand
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Translating the Devil: Religion and Modernity Among the Ewe in Ghana
This book offers an ethnography of the emergence of a local Christianity and its relation to changing social, political and economic formations among the Peki Ewe in Ghana. Focusing on theExpand
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Aesthetic Formations: Media, Religion, and the Senses
Introduction: From Imagined Communities to Aesthetic Formations: Religious Mediations, Sensational Forms and Styles of Binding B.Meyer PART I: BOUNDARY POLITICS 'Don't ask questions, just observe!':Expand
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Popular Ghanaian Cinema and "African Heritage"
This paper is about the Ghanaian popular cinema industry, which emerged at the end of the 1980s. Mirroring urban people's struggles, their concerns about occult forces, and their dreams about aExpand
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Who Benefits from Aid for Trade? Comparing the Effects on Recipient versus Donor Exports
Abstract Recent studies offer an ambiguous picture on the effectiveness of foreign aid in strengthening the export capacity of recipient countries. Moreover, the literature on aid for trade (AfT) hasExpand
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Magic and Modernity: Interfaces of Revelation and Concealment
Magic and Modernity is the first book to explore comparatively how magic-usually portrayed as the antithesis of the modern-is also something that is at home in modernity. "Magic" and "modernity" areExpand
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Mediation and the genesis of presence. Towards a material approach to religion
Oratie in verkorte vorm uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van hoogleraar in de Religiewetenschap aan de Universiteit Utrecht op vrijdag 19 oktober 2012.
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