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<i>Hittin’ the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South</i> by Anderson Blanton (review)

Hittin’ the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South by Anderson... Book Reviews 235 provides endnotes that reference some of tv hen e tional interpretations alike, interspersed academic debates surrounding this past. with vibrant narrative examples and sermons. S cholars and students, particularly at t e Th r he es ult is a rich and thoughtful discussion graduate level, in American studies, souther tn h at provides a nuanced examinatio pen n o tf e- studies, history, folklore, food studies, and ot cos her t al beliefs and their practical, mater - ial inter culture- oriented fields will benefit from this pretations. volume. it s wealth of information, as well as th e in chapter 1, “ r adio as ‘ point ofc ontact’: methodologies and interpretations embeddep d ra yer and thp e rosthesis of th he oly g host,” in it, will provide much “food for thoug it ht.” b l anton explores the role of radio broadcasts in exemplifies social history at its best and touches faci litating charismatic prayer and their func- on numerous scholarly and popular debates: tio n as a medium for healin b l g a. nton’s observa- the role of media and advertising in the shapin tio g ns on the Jackson http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of American Folklore American Folklore Society

<i>Hittin’ the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South</i> by Anderson Blanton (review)

Journal of American Folklore , Volume 130 (516) – May 3, 2017

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American Folklore Society
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Copyright © 2008 the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.
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1535-1882

Abstract

Book Reviews 235 provides endnotes that reference some of tv hen e tional interpretations alike, interspersed academic debates surrounding this past. with vibrant narrative examples and sermons. S cholars and students, particularly at t e Th r he es ult is a rich and thoughtful discussion graduate level, in American studies, souther tn h at provides a nuanced examinatio pen n o tf e- studies, history, folklore, food studies, and ot cos her t al beliefs and their practical, mater - ial inter culture- oriented fields will benefit from this pretations. volume. it s wealth of information, as well as th e in chapter 1, “ r adio as ‘ point ofc ontact’: methodologies and interpretations embeddep d ra yer and thp e rosthesis of th he oly g host,” in it, will provide much “food for thoug it ht.” b l anton explores the role of radio broadcasts in exemplifies social history at its best and touches faci litating charismatic prayer and their func- on numerous scholarly and popular debates: tio n as a medium for healin b l g a. nton’s observa- the role of media and advertising in the shapin tio g ns on the Jackson

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Journal of American FolkloreAmerican Folklore Society

Published: May 3, 2017

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