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  • Celebrity Morals and the Loss of Religious Authority

    1st Edition

    By John Portmann

    This book examines American popular culture to demonstrate that celebrities have superseded religious figures as moral authorities. As trust in religious institutions has waned over recent decades, the once frivolous entertainment fringe has become the moral center. Young people and voters…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Gaming and the Divine

    A New Systematic Theology of Video Games, 1st Edition

    By Frank G. Bosman

    This book formulates a new theological approach to the study of religion in gaming. Video games have become one of the most important cultural artefacts of modern society, both as mediators of cultural, social, and religious values and in terms of commercial success. This has led to a significant…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Bible and Digital Millennials

    1st Edition

    By David G. Ford, Joshua L. Mann, Peter M. Phillips

    The Bible and Digital Millennials explores the place of the Bible in the lives of 18 to 35 year-olds who have been born into the digital age. As the use of digital media becomes increasingly pervasive, it should follow that it will have a significant effect on people’s engagement with religion and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • The Paranormal and Popular Culture

    A Postmodern Religious Landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darryl Caterine, John W. Morehead

    Interest in preternatural and supernatural themes has revitalized the Gothic tale, renewed explorations of psychic powers and given rise to a host of social and religious movements based upon claims of the fantastical. And yet, in spite of this widespread enthusiasm, the academic world has been…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Blogging My Religion

    Secular, Muslim, and Catholic Media Spaces in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Evolvi

    Religion in Europe is currently undergoing changes that are reconfiguring physical and virtual spaces of practice and belief, and these changes need to be understood with regards to the proliferation of digital media discourses. This book explores religious change in Europe through a comparative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Hinduism and Hindu Nationalism Online

    1st Edition

    By Juli L. Gittinger

    The way people encounter ideas of Hinduism online is often shaped by global discourses of religion, pervasive Orientalism and (post)colonial scholarship. This book addresses a gap in the scholarly debate around defining Hinduism by demonstrating the role of online discourses in generating and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Performance of Religion

    Seeing the sacred in the theatre, 1st Edition

    By Cia Sautter

    The performing arts are uniquely capable of translating a vision of an ideal or sacred reality into lived practice, allowing an audience to confront deeply held values and beliefs as they observe a performance. However, there is often a reluctance to approach distinctly religious topics from a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Digital Spirits in Religion and Media

    Possession and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Alvin Eng Hui Lim

    In many contemporary and popular forms of religious practice, digital technology and the spiritual are inseparable. Ranging from streaming broadcasts of spiritual possessions to screenings of mass prayer conferences in stadiums, spirits and divinities now have new forms in which they can…

    Hardback – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Digital Existence

    Ontology, Ethics and Transcendence in Digital Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Lagerkvist

    Digital Existence: Ontology, Ethics and Transcendence in Digital Culture advances debates on digital culture and digital religion in two complementary ways. First, by focalizing the themes ‘ontology,’ ‘ethics’ and ‘transcendence,’ it builds on insights from research on digital religion in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Religious Studies Scholars as Public Intellectuals

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sabrina D. MisirHiralall, Christopher L. Fici, Gerald S. Vigna

    The prominence of religion in recent debates around politics, identity formation, and international terrorism has led to an increased demand on those studying religion to help clarify and contextualise religious belief and practice in the public sphere. While many texts focus on the theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Lyden, Eric Michael Mazur

    Religion and popular culture is a fast-growing field that spans a variety of disciplines. This volume offers the first real survey of the field to date and provides a guide for the work of future scholars. It explores: key issues of definition and of methodology religious encounters with popular…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

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