Religion, Media and Culture: A Reader

Religion, Media and Culture: A Reader

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This Reader brings together a selection of key writings to explore the relationship between religion, media and cultures of everyday life. It provides an overview of the main debates and developments in this growing field, focusing on four major themes: Religion, spirituality and consumer culture Media and the transformation of religion The sacred senses: visual, material and audio culture Religion, and the ethics of media and culture. This collection is an invaluable resource for students, academics and researchers wanting a deeper understanding of religion and contemporary culture.This hermeneutic of suspicion towards the presentation of reality through different media is developed further in the second essay in Part IV. Jolyon Mitchella#39;s chapter (Chapter 19) is drawn from a detailed argument in his Media Violence andanbsp;...

Title:Religion, Media and Culture: A Reader
Author:Gordon Lynch, Jolyon Mitchell, Anna Strhan, Lecturer in Religious Studies Anna Strhan
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-02-13


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