By Adriaan van Klinken (University of Leeds). Those who are teaching world Christianities at European institutions may recognize how difficult it can be to give students, grown up in a highly secularized context, a sense of the significance and vibrancy of Christianity in other parts of the world.
Sanders, Talena. 2013. Liahona
Reviewed by Jon Bialecki (University of Edinburgh). Liahona is not an ethnographic film. It is not even a documentary, or, at least, a documentary of the standard type. Consisting of images shot on scratchy 16 millimeter film using a hand camera, mixed with a wealth of found footage (much of it originally filmed by the Church of the Latter Day Saints