Media, Religion and Culture

  • Christian Evangelicals and Digital Media

    Mediating the Gospel in Contemporary America

    By Deborah Whitehead

    Hardback – 2016-03-31 
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  • Digital Zen

    Buddhism, Virtual Worlds and Online Meditation

    By Gregory Price Grieve

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
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  • Media, Religion and Gender

    Key Issues and New Challenges

    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 – 2013-05-23
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  • Promoting Peace, Inciting Violence

    The Role of Religion and Media

    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 – 2012-12-11
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  • Media and Ritual

    Death, Community and Everyday Life

    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 – 2012-09-25
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  • Godwired

    Religion, Ritual and Virtual Reality

    By Rachel Wagner

    Godwired offers an engaging exploration of religious practice in the digital age. It considers how virtual experiences, like stories, games and rituals, are forms of world-building or "cosmos construction" that serve as a means of making sense of our own world. Such creative and interactive…

    Paperback – 2011-11-13
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  • When Religion Meets New Media

    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 – 2010-03-11
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  • Brands of Faith

    Marketing Religion in a Commercial Age

    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 – 2007-09-17
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  • The Lure of Images

    A history of religion and visual media in America

    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 – 2007-07-30
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  • Religion in the Media Age

    By Stewart M. Hoover

    Looking at the everyday interaction of religion and media in our cultural lives, Hoover’s new book is a fascinating assessment of the state of modern religion. Recent years have produced a marked turn away from institutionalized religions towards more autonomous, individual forms of the search…

    Paperback – 2006-04-25
    Routledge
    Media, Religion and Culture