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Asonzeh Ukah is a sociologist/historian of religion affiliated with the Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town. His research interests include religious urbanism, new religious movements, sociology of Pentecostalism, and religion and media. He is the Director of the Research Institute on Christianity and Society in Africa (RICSA), University of Cape Town. He has published widely in internationally reputed journals in English, German, and Spanish and is the author of A New Paradigm of Pentecostal Power (AWP, 2008) and Bourdieu in Africa (edited with Magnus Echtler, Brill, 2016).