Global and Local Televangelism

  • Pradip Ninan Thomas
  • Philip Lee

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Global and Local Televangelism: An Introduction

    1. Pradip N. Thomas, Philip Lee
      Pages 1-17
  3. Islamic Televangelism: On Preachers and Prophets

  4. Christian Televangelism: Branding the Global and the Local

  5. Hindu Televangelism: An Emerging Phenomenon

  6. Televangelism, Politics, and Popular Culture

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 247-250

About this book


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.


Africa African Christianity culture India Indian individual Indonesia Islam media Nigeria politics religiosity transmission William James

Editors and affiliations

  • Pradip Ninan Thomas
    • 1
  • Philip Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.World Association for Christian CommunicationTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34529-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-26481-7
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