Reconsidering mediatization of religion: Islamic televangelism in India

  title={Reconsidering mediatization of religion: Islamic televangelism in India},
  author={Patrick Eisenlohr},
  journal={Media, Culture \& Society},
  pages={869 - 884}
  • P. Eisenlohr
  • Published 1 September 2017
  • Political Science
  • Media, Culture & Society
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