Global and Local Televangelism

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P. Thomas, P. Lee
Springer, Jul 30, 2012 - Performing Arts - 250 pages
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An exploration of the many faces of televangelism in our world today, including Christian, Islamic and Hindu. The collection analyses the correspondences and major differences between global and local televangelism, focusing on the main individuals involved in televangelism, their practices and the social and cultural impact of their ministries.

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KWABENA ASAMOAH-GYADU Professor of Contemporary African Christianity and Pentecostal/Charismatic Theology at the Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon, Ghana APINYA FEUNGFUSAKUL Lecturer at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Chiang Mai University, Thailand WALTER C. IHEJIRIKA Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies, Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria JONATHAN JAMES Researcher on Media, Religion and Culture and adjunct Lecturer at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia YASMIN MOLL Ph.D candidate in anthropology at New York University, USA AKH MUZAKKI Lecturer at The Sunan Ampel State Institute for Islamic Studies, Surabaya, Indonesia IBRAHIM SALEH Convenor of the political communication program (Honours, MA and PhD) at the Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa LEONILDO SILVEIRA Professor at the Methodist University of São Paulo (UMESP), Brazil PHILLIP LUKE SINITIERE Scholar of Religion in America DENNIS A. SMITH has served as a Presbyterian Church (USA) lay mission worker since 1977