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Practicing religion in the age of the media : explorations in media, religion, and culture

Focusing on the crossover between the sacred and the secular, this volume gathers the work of media experts, religious historians, sociologists of religion, and authorities on American studies and art history
Print Book, English, ©2002
Columbia University Press, New York, ©2002
x, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780231120883, 9780231120890, 0231120885, 0231120893
The "Protestantization" of research into media, religion, and culture / Lyn Schofield Clark
Protestant visual practice and American mass culture / David Morgan
Believing in Elvis: popular piety in material culture / Erika Doss
Public art as sacred space: Asian American community murals in Los Angeles / J. Shawn Landres
All the world's a stage: the performed religion of the Salvation Army, 1880-1920 / Diane Winston
"Turn it off!": TV criticism in the Christian century magazine, 1946-1960 / Michele Rosenthal
Between objectivity and moral vision: Catholics and Evangelicals in American journalism / John Schmalzbauer
The Southern Baptist controversy and the press / Mark G. Borchert
Scapegoating and deterrence: criminal justice rituals in American civil religion / Carolyn Marvin
Ritual and the media / Ronald L. Grimes
Allah on-line: the practice of global Islam in the information age / Bruce B. Lawrence
Internet ritual: a case study of the construction of computer-mediated neopagan religious meaning / Jan Fernback
Religious sensibilities in the age of the Internet: freethought culture and the historical context of communication media / David Nash
Religious television in Sweden: toward a more balanced view of its reception / Alf Linderman
Religious to ethnic-national identities: political mobilization through Jewish images in the United States and Britain, 1881-1939 / Michael Berkowitz
Between American televangelism and African Angelicanism / Knut Lundby
"Speaking in tongues, writing in vision": orality and literacy in televangelistic communications / Keyan G. Tomaselli and Arnold Shepperson