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Media, Religion and Culture An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0415683203

ISBN-13: 9780415683203

Edition: 2014

Authors: Jeffrey H. Mahan

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Religion has always been shaped by the media of its day, as when the early Christians used the fish as a secret symbol of their identity. These days religious believers and institutions use Facebook, bumper stickers, YouTube and many other channels to communicate, build communities and express their identities. We live in a media culture that informs much of what we think and how we behave. This book offersthe first comprehensive introduction to the contemporary field of religion, media and culture.The chapters: look at ways of thinking about media and religion as part of culture, conceptual tools for exploring and interpreting the field, and different forms of media institution. examine…    
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/24/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 178
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Bruce David Forbes is Professor of Religious Studies at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. Jeffrey H. Mahan is Associate Professor of Ministry, Media, and Culture at Iliff School of Theology in Denver and coauthor of Shared Wisdom: A Guide to Case Study Reflection in Ministry (1993).