Religion & Media Products

  • Rastafari and the Arts

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Darren J. N. Middleton

    Drawing on literary, musical, and visual representations of and by Rastafari, Darren J. N. Middleton provides an introduction to Rasta through the arts, broadly conceived. The religious underpinnings of the Rasta movement are often overshadowed by Rasta’s association with reggae music, dub, and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05

  • Media, Religion and Culture

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey H. Mahan

    Religion has always been shaped by the media of its time, and today we live in a media culture that informs much of what we think and how we behave. Religious believers, communities and institutions use media as tools to communicate, but also as locations where they construct and express identity,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23

  • Contemporary Jewish Writing

    Austria After Waldheim, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Reiter

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation…

    Hardback – 2013-11-20
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Media, Religion and Gender

    Key Issues and New Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mia Lövheim

    Media, Religion and Gender presents a selection of eminent current scholarship that explores the role gender plays when religion, media use and values in contemporary society interact. The book: surveys the development of research on media, religion and culture through the lens of key…

    Paperback – 2013-05-24
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • Promoting Peace, Inciting Violence

    The Role of Religion and Media, 1st Edition

    By Jolyon Mitchell

    This book explores how media and religion combine to play a role in promoting peace and inciting violence. It analyses a wide range of media - from posters, cartoons and stained glass to websites, radio and film - and draws on diverse examples from around the world, including Iran, Rwanda and South…

    Paperback – 2012-12-12
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • Digital Religion

    Understanding Religious Practice in New Media Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi A. Campbell

    Digital Religion offers a critical and systematic survey of the study of religion and new media. It covers religious engagement with a wide range of new media forms and highlights examples of new media engagement in all five of the major world religions. From cell phones and video games to blogs…

    Paperback – 2012-10-19

  • Media and Ritual

    Death, Community and Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Sumiala

    This wide-ranging and accessible book offers a stimulating introduction to the field of media anthropology and the study of religious ritual. Johanna Sumiala explores the interweaving of rituals, communication and community. She uses the tools of anthropological enquiry to examine a variety of…

    Paperback – 2012-09-26
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • When Religion Meets New Media

    1st Edition

    By Heidi Campbell

    This lively book focuses on how different Jewish, Muslim, and Christian communities engage with new media. Rather than simply reject or accept new media, religious communities negotiate complex relationships with these technologies in light of their history and beliefs. Heidi Campbell suggests a…

    Paperback – 2010-03-12
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • Brands of Faith

    Marketing Religion in a Commercial Age, 1st Edition

    By Mara Einstein

    In a society overrun by commercial clutter, religion has become yet another product sold in the consumer marketplace, and faiths of all kinds must compete with a myriad of more entertaining and more convenient leisure activities.  Brands of Faith argues that in order to compete effectively…

    Paperback – 2007-09-18
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • The Lure of Images

    A history of religion and visual media in America, 1st Edition

    By David Morgan

    This is the history of the relationship between mass produced visual media and religion in the United States. It is a journey from the 1780s to the present - from early evangelical tracts to teenage witches and televangelists, and from illustrated books to contemporary cinema. David Morgan…

    Paperback – 2007-07-31
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • e-Religion

    A Critical Appraisal of Religious Discourse on the World Wide Web, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Karaflogka

    Religion has flourished in cyberspace, bringing individuals together, helping to consolidate fringe religions, promoting activism and evangelism, and providing sites for the promotion and examination of specific issues. 'E-Religion' is one of the first systematic scholarly studies of religion on…

    Hardback – 2006-06-01

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