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Title Practicing religion in the age of the media : explorations in media, religion, and culture / Stewart M. Hoover and Lynn Schofield Clark, editors.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2002]

Subject Mass media -- Religious aspects.
Mass media and culture.
Alt Name Hoover, Stewart M.
Clark, Lynn Schofield.
Description x, 386 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents The "Protestantization" of research into media, religion, and culture / Lyn Schofield Clark -- Protestant visual practice and American mass culture / David Morgan -- Believing in Elvis: popular piety in material culture / Erika Doss -- Public art as sacred space: Asian American community murals in Los Angeles / J. Shawn Landres -- All the world's a stage: the performed religion of the Salvation Army, 1880-1920 / Diane Winston -- "Turn it off!": TV criticism in the Christian century magazine, 1946-1960 / Michele Rosenthal -- Between objectivity and moral vision: Catholics and Evangelicals in American journalism / John Schmalzbauer -- The Southern Baptist controversy and the press / Mark G. Borchert -- Scapegoating and deterrence: criminal justice rituals in American civil religion / Carolyn Marvin -- Ritual and the media / Ronald L. Grimes -- Allah on-line: the practice of global Islam in the information age / Bruce B. Lawrence -- Internet ritual: a case study of the construction of computer-mediated neopagan religious meaning / Jan Fernback -- Religious sensibilities in the age of the Internet: freethought culture and the historical context of communication media / David Nash -- Religious television in Sweden: toward a more balanced view of its reception / Alf Linderman -- Religious to ethnic-national identities: political mobilization through Jewish images in the United States and Britain, 1881-1939 / Michael Berkowitz -- Between American televangelism and African Angelicanism / Knut Lundby -- "Speaking in tongues, writing in vision": orality and literacy in televangelistic communications / Keyan G. Tomaselli and Arnold Shepperson.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0231120885 (alk. paper)
0231120893 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 47297665
Table of Contents
 Introduction: The Cultural Construction of Religion in the Media Age / Stewart M. Hoover1
 1Overview: The "Protestantization" of Research into Media, Religion, and Culture / Lynn Schofield Clark7
Pt. 1Mediation in Popular Religious Practice35
 2Protestant Visual Practice and American Mass Culture / David Morgan37
 3Believing in Elvis: Popular Piety in Material Culture / Erika Doss63
Pt. 2The Mediation of Religion in the Public Sphere87
 4Public Art as Sacred Space: Asian American Community Murals in Los Angeles / J. Shawn Landres91
 5All the World's a Stage: The Performed Religion of the Salvation Army, 1880-1920 / Diane Winston113
 6"Turn It Off!": TV Criticism in the Christian Century Magazine, 1946-1960 / Michele Rosenthal138
Pt. 3Religion Made Public Through the Media163
 7Between Objectivity and Moral Vision: Catholics and Evangelicals in American Journalism / John Schmalzbauer165
 8The Southern Baptist Controversy and the Press / Mark G. Borchert188
Pt. 4Implicit Religion and Mediated Public Ritual201
 9Scapegoating and Deterrence: Criminal Justice Rituals in American Civil Religion / Carolyn Marvin203
 10Ritual and the Media / Ronald L. Grimes219
Pt. 5Explicit and Public Expression in New Media Contexts235
 11Allah On-Line: The Practice of Global Islam in the Information Age / Bruce B. Lawrence237
 12Internet Ritual: A Case Study of the Construction of Computer-Mediated Neopagan Religious Meaning / Jan Fernback254
 13Religious Sensibilities in the Age of the Internet: Freethought Culture and the Historical Context of Communication Media / David Nash276
Pt. 6Specific Religions and Specific Media in National and Ethnic Contexts291
 14Religious Television in Sweden: Toward a More Balanced View of Its Reception / Alf Linderman295
 15Religious to Ethnic-National Identities: Political Mobilization Through Jewish Images in the United States and Britain, 1881-1939 / Michael Berkowitz305
 16Between American Televangelism and African Anglicanism / Knut Lundby328
 17"Speaking in Tongues, Writing in Vision": Orality and Literacy in Televangelistic Communications / Keyan G. Tomaselli, Arnold Shepperson345