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Mediação e Imediatismo: formas sensoriais, ideologias semióticas e a questão do meio

Birgit Meyer


Tomando como ponto de partida o paradoxo de que imediatismo não é anterior, mas antes um produto da mediação, esse artigo argumenta que a negociação de tecnologias mediáticas recentes é um elemento-chave para
a transformação da religião. Invocada para autorizar a experiência de poderes espirituais como imediatos e reais, a mídia tende a “desaparecer” ou se tornar “hiper-aparente” no ato da mediação. Argumento que entender a mídia
como intrínseca à religião exige uma crítica fundamental das abordagens, tanto da religião quanto da mídia, que propõem uma oposição entre mídia e imediatismo.


mídia; religião; Pentecostalismo; sentidos; Ghana

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