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Practicing Religion in the Age of the Media Explorations in Media, Religion, and Culture

ISBN-10: 0231120893

ISBN-13: 9780231120890

Edition: 2001

Authors: Stewart M. Hoover, Lynn Schofield Clark

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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.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 3/6/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Stewart M. Hoover is the author of Religion in the News: Faith and Journalism in American Public Discourse,among other books. He is professor of journalism and mass communication at the University of Colorado at Boulder.Lynn Schofield Clark is the author of From Angels to Aliens: Teens, the Media, and Beliefs in the Supernatural.She is assistant research professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Cultural Construction of Religion in the Media Age
Overview: The "Protestantization" of Research into Media, Religion, and Culture
Mediation in Popular Religious Practice
Protestant Visual Practice and American Mass Culture
Believing in Elvis: Popular Piety in Material Culture
The Mediation of Religion in the Public Sphere
Public Art as Sacred Space: Asian American Community Murals in Los Angeles
All the World's a Stage: The Performed Religion of the Salvation Army, 1880-1920
"Turn It Off!": TV Criticism in the Christian Century Magazine, 1946-1960
Religion Made Public Through the Media
Between Objectivity and Moral Vision: Catholics and Evangelicals in American Journalism
The Southern Baptist Controversy and the Press
Implicit Religion and Mediated Public Ritual
Scapegoating and Deterrence: Criminal Justice Rituals in American Civil Religion
Ritual and the Media
Explicit and Public Expression in New Media Contexts
Allah On-Line: The Practice of Global Islam in the Information Age
Internet Ritual: A Case Study of the Construction of Computer-Mediated Neopagan Religious Meaning
Religious Sensibilities in the Age of the Internet: Freethought Culture and the Historical Context of Communication Media
Specific Religions and Specific Media in National and Ethnic Contexts
Religious Television in Sweden: Toward a More Balanced View of Its Reception
Religious to Ethnic-National Identities: Political Mobilization Through Jewish Images in the United States and Britain, 1881-1939
Between American Televangelism and African Anglicanism
"Speaking in Tongues, Writing in Vision": Orality and Literacy in Televangelistic Communications
Contributors
Index