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Hittin' the prayer bones : materiality of spirit in the Pentecostal South

Author: Anderson Blanton
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this work, Anderson Blanton illuminates how prayer, faith, and healing are intertwined with technologies of sound reproduction and material culture in the charismatic Christian worship of southern Appalachia.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blanton, Anderson.
Hittin' the prayer bones.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2015002752
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anderson Blanton
ISBN: 1469623994 9781469623993
OCLC Number: 969548890
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm)
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
CHAPTER 1 Radio as "Point of Contact": Prayer and the Prosthesis of the Holy Ghost --
Interlude: SERMON 1 Sister Julie's Preachin' --
CHAPTER 2 Prayer Cloths: Remnants of the Holy Ghost and the Texture of Faith --
Interlude: SERMON 2 Sister June's Bulldog Preachin' --
CHAPTER 3 Preaching: The Anointed Poetics of Breath --
Interlude: SERMON 3 The Breath of Brother Pearl-"Are You Ready?" --
CHAPTER 4 Standin' in the Gap: The Materialities of Prayer --
Altar Call: If You Ain't Blas-ah-phemed the Holy Ghost --
Notes --
Bibliography --
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