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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.

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Subject Mass media -- Religious aspects.
Mass media and culture.
Alt Name Hoover, Stewart M.
Clark, Lynn Schofield.
Description 1 online resource (x, 386 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary Increasingly, the religious practices people engage in and the ways they talk about what is meaningful or sacred take place in the context of media culture?in the realm of the so-called secular. Focusing on this intersection of the sacred and the secular, this volume gathers together the work of media experts, religious historians, sociologists of religion, and authorities on American studies and art history. Topics range from Islam on the Internet to the quasi-religious practices of Elvis fans, from the uses of popular culture by the Salvation Army in its early years to the uses o.
Note In English.
Print version record.
ISBN 0231505213 (electronic bk.)
9780231505215 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.7312/hoov12088
OCLC # 51311764
Additional Format Print version: Practicing religion in the age of the media. New York : Columbia University Press, 2002 0231120885 (DLC) 2001042389 (OCoLC)47297665