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This is the first volume of a set of five undergraduate textbooks and a reader introducing contemporary themes and challenges in religious studies and published in association with The Open University, UK, which is where the editor and most of the contributors teach. The first volume considers media by which religious traditions and practices are passed down the generations. Five contributed chapters address such topics as Jesus in history and film, Hindu sacred images for the mass market, Buddhism in the UK, the Islamization of Egyptian society 1970-2000, and religion on the Internet. Five reprinted articles follow, on such topics as the characterization of Jesus, the embodiment of divinity in India, and Buddhism in Europe. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
Jesus in history and film 11
Hindu sacred images for the mass market 57
Representing western Buddhism: a United Kingdom focus 117
Representing Islam: the 'Islamization' of Egyptian society 1970-2000 161
Computer-mediated religion: religion on the Internet at the turn of the twenty-first century 219
The characterization of Jesus 267
The embodiment of divinity in India 281
Popular street images 289
Buddhism in Europe: past, present, prospects 295
Dramatic reversals: political Islam and Egyptian television 319
Acknowledgements 335
Index 337
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