Rethinking Media, Religion, and Culture / Edition 1

Rethinking Media, Religion, and Culture / Edition 1

by Stewart Hoover
     
 

ISBN-10: 076190171X

ISBN-13: 9780761901716

Pub. Date: 01/31/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The growing connections between media, culture and religion are increasingly evident in contemporary society, but until now have rarely been theoretically linked.

The contributors to this volume effectively combine these areas into a coherent whole. The issues they examine include: the decline of religious institutions during the late twentieth century; the

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Overview

The growing connections between media, culture and religion are increasingly evident in contemporary society, but until now have rarely been theoretically linked.

The contributors to this volume effectively combine these areas into a coherent whole. The issues they examine include: the decline of religious institutions during the late twentieth century; the increasing autonomy and individualized practice of religion; and the surge of media and media-based icons that are often imbued with religious qualities, and the ensuing effect on cultural practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761901716
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/31/1997
Series:
Communication and Human Values Series, #23
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: ANALYSIS OF MEDIA, RELIGION, AND CULTURE
Introduction - Stewart M Hoover and Knut Lundby
Setting the Agenda
At the Intersection of Media, Culture, and Religion - Lynn Schofield Clark and Stewart M Hoover
A Bibliographical Essay
Religion and Media in the Construction of Cultures - Robert A White
Technology and Triadic Theories of Mediation - Clifford G Christians
PART TWO: MEDIA, RELIGION, AND CULTURE: CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY
The Re-Enchantment of the World - Graham Murdock
Religion and the Transformations of Modernity
Mass Media as a Site of Resacralization of Contemporary Cultures - Jesús Martín-Barbero
Escape from Time - Gregor Goethals
Ritual Dimensions of Popular Culture
The Dispersed Sacred - Gabriel Bar-Haim
Anomie and the Crisis of Ritual
The Web of Collective Representations - Knut Lundby
PART THREE: MEDIA, RELIGION, AND CULTURE: CHANGING INSTITUTIONS
Changes in Religion in Periods of Media Converegnce - Peter G Horsfield
Media, Meaning and Method in Religious Studies - Chris Arthur
Televangelism - Bobby C Alexander
Redressive Ritual within a Larger Social Drama
Resistance through Mediated Orality - Keyan G Tomaselli and Arnold Shepperson
PART FOUR: MEDIA, RELIGION, AND CULTURE: INDIVIDUAL PRACTICE
Psychologized Religion in a Mediated World - Janice A Peck
A Utopian on Main Street - Claire Hoertz Badaracco
Making Sense of Religion in Television - Alf Linderman
Media and the Construction of the Religious Public Sphere - Stewart M Hoover
Summary Remarks - Knut Lundby and Stewart M Hoover
Mediated Religion

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