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Understanding theology and popular culture

Author: Gordon Lynch
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
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"Understanding Theology and Popular Culture" is one of the first books to give an overview of the key issues and methods in this field of study. This title provides a detailed introduction to key theories and debates in popular cultural studies. It presents a reasoned argument about the distinctive contribution that theology can make to the study of popular culture. It is illustrated through a range of original case  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Lynch
ISBN: 1405117478 9781405117470 1405117486 9781405117487
OCLC Number: 55487565
Description: xv, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is 'popular culture'? --
Why should theologians and scholars of religion study popular culture? --
Machines, TVs, and shopping : the shape of everyday life in contemporary western society --
Can popular culture be bad for your health? --
Developing a theological approach to the study of popular culture --
An author-focused approach to studying popular culture : Eminem and the redemption of violence --
Text-based approaches to studying popular culture : 'Homer the heretic' and civil religion --
An ethnographic approach to studying popular culture : The religious significance of club culture --
Taking steps towards a theological aesthetics of popular culture.
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