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Religion and popular culture in America

Author: Bruce David Forbes; Jeffrey H Mahan
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An edited volume looking at the intersection of Religion and Popular Culture in America.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce David Forbes; Jeffrey H Mahan
ISBN: 0520213246 9780520213241 0520220285 9780520220287 0585362815 9780585362816
OCLC Number: 41445735
Description: xi, 324 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Oriental monk in American popular culture / Jane Naomi Iwamura --
Consecrating consumer culture : Christmas television specials / Robert J. Thompson --
From American dream to American horizon : the religious dimensions in Louis L'Amour and Cormac McCarthy / Terry C. Muck --
Like a sermon : popular religion in Madonna videos / Mark D. Hulsether --
Evangelicals and popular music : the contemporary Christian music industry / William D. Romanowski --
The electronic golden calf : transforming ritual and icon / Gregor Goethals --
The cross at Willow Creek : seeker religion and the contemporary marketplace / Stewart M. Hoover --
It's about faith in our future : Star trek fandom as cultural religion / Michael Jindra --
Losing their way to salvation : women, weight loss, and the salvation myth of culture lite / Michelle M. Lelwica --
An American apotheosis : sports as popular religion / Joseph L. Price --
The church of baseball, the fetish of Coca-Cola, and the potlatch of rock 'n' roll / David Chidester --
The disguise of vengeance in Pale rider / Robert Jewett --
Rap music and its message : on interpreting the contact between religion and popular culture / Anthony Pinn --
Lost in cyberspace? : gender, difference, and the Internet "utopia" / Meredith Underwood --
Conclusion : establishing a dialogue about religion and popular culture / Jeffrey H. Mahan.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce David Forbes and Jeffrey H. Mahan.
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A collection of essays, focusing on the connections between American popular culture and religion. It offers insights into what popular culture reveals about the nature of American religion. It also  Read more...


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