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Title Fundamentalisms and the media / [edited by] Stewart M. Hoover and Nadia Kaneva.
Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, [2009]

Subject Religious fundamentalism.
Mass media -- Religious aspects.
Church and mass media.
Alt Name Hoover, Stewart M.
Kaneva, Nadia.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 223 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fundamental mediations : religion, meaning and identity in global context / Stewart M. Hoover and Nadia Kaneva -- What can peacebuilders learn from fundamentalists? / R. Scott Appleby -- Are free expression and fundamentalism two colliding principles?/ Edward Michael Lenert -- A historical overview of American Christian fundamentalism in the twentieth century / Susan A. Maurer -- Fundamentalism in Arab and Muslim media / Leon Barkho -- Conservative Christian spokespeople in mainstream US news media / Kirsten Isgro -- Use of the term 'fundamentalist Christian' in Canadian national television news / David Haskell -- The vernacular ideology of Christian fundamentalism on the world wide web / Robert Glenn Howard -- Opus dei and the role of the media in constructing fundamentalist identity / Claire Hoertz Badaracco -- African traditional religion, pentecostalism and the clash of spiritualities in Ghana / J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu -- Discursive construction of Shamanism and Christian fundamentalism in Korean popular culture / Jin Kyu Park -- Christian fundamentalism and the media in India / Pradip N. Thomas.
Summary The turn of the twenty-first century has seen an ever-increasing profile for religion, contrary to long-standing predictions of its decline.€ Instead, the€West has experienced what some call a 'realignment' of religion where it persists in conjunction with other institutions and structures.€ Outside the West, religion is an ever more prominent force in social and political movements of both reform and retrenchment.€ Across these contexts, no issue in religion is of as much concern as fundamentalism - or rather the fundamentalisms within various traditions - which are seen t.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441183576 (electronic bk.)
1441183574 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 676700592
Additional Format Print version: Fundamentalisms and the media. London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009 9781847061331 (DLC) 2008045475 (OCoLC)231585944