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Title Small screen, big picture : television and lived religion / Diane Winston, editor.
Imprint Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, [2009]
©2009

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN1992.6 .S58 2009    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN1992.6 .S58 2009    AVAILABLE  
Subject Television broadcasting -- Religious aspects.
Religion on television.
Alt Name Winston, Diane H., 1951-
Description viii, 527 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-511) and index.
Contents 1. Old wine in new skins. True believers and atheists need not apply : faith and mainstream television drama / S. Elizabeth Bird -- In the beginning... Deadwood / Horace Newcomb -- The wire : playing the game / Craig Detweiler -- "For what I have done and what I have failed to do" : vernacular Catholicism and The West Wing / Leonardo Norman Primiano -- Mixed blessing : generational effects of interfaith marriage in Everwood and the O.C. / Vincent Brook -- "The fire next time" : Sleeper cell and Muslims on television post-9/11 / Amir Hussain -- 2. Neither male nor female. "Elect Xena God" : religion remixed in a (post-)television culture / Sheila Briggs -- "You know how it is with nuns..." : religion and television's sacred/secular fetuses / Heather Hendershot -- Moralizing whiteness in Joan of Arcadia / Lanita Jacobs-Huey -- "A vagina ain't a halo" : gender and religion in Saving Grace and Battlestar Galactica / Andrea D. Butler, Diane Winston -- 3. Revelation. "Chiariidaa o sukue, sekai o sukue!" : nuclear dread and the Pokémonization of American religion / Rudy V. Busto -- You lost me : mystery, fandom, and religion in ABC's Lost / Lynn Schofield Clark -- "Have a little faith" : religious vision in Fox's Prison Break / Marcia Alesan Dawkins -- "Who am I? Where am I going?" : life, death, and religion in the Sopranos / Adele Reinhartz -- A television auteur confronts God : the religious imagination of Tom Fontana / Elijah Siegler.
Summary Describes how television converts social concerns, cultural conundrums and metaphysical questions into stories that explore and even shape who we are and would like to be--the building blocks of religious speculation.
ISBN 9781602581852 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1602581851 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 234073744
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Diane Winston 
Sect. 1Old wine in new skins 
1True believers and atheists need not apply: faith and mainstream television drama / S. Elizabeth Bird 
2In the beginning...Deadwood / Horace Newcomb 
3The Wire: playing the game / Craig Detweiler 
4"For what I bave done and what I have failed to do": vernacular Catholicism and The West Wing / Leonard Norman Primiano 
5Mixed blessing: generational effects of interfaith marriage in Everwood and The O.C. / Vincent Brook 
6"The fire next time": Sleeper Cell and Muslims on television post-9/11 / Amir Hussain 
Sect. IINeither male nor female 
7"Elect Xena God": religion remixed in a (post-) television culture / Sheila Briggs 
8"You know how hard it is with nuns...": religion and television's sacred/secular fetuses / Heather Hendershot 
9Moralizing whiteness in Joan of Arcadia / Lanita Jacobs-Huey 
10"A vagina ain't a halo": gender and religion in Saving Grace and Battlestar Galactica / Anthea D. Butler, Diane Winston 
11"Chiariidaa o Sukue, Sekai o Sukue!": Nuclear dread and the Pokemonization of American religion in season one of Heroes / Rudy V. Busto 
12You lost me: mystery, fandom, and religion in ABC's Lost / Lynne Schofield Clark 
13"Have a little faith": religious vision in Fox's Prison Break Marcia Alesan Dawkins 
14"Who am I" Where am I going?": life, death, and religion in The Sopranos / Adele Reinhartz 
15A television auteur confronts god: the religious imagination of Tom Fontana / Elijah Siegler 
 Epilogue / Diane Winston 
 Notes 
 Bibliography 
 Contributors 
 Index