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Religion and popular culture in America /

Other Authors: Forbes, Bruce David., Mahan, Jeffrey H.
Format: Book
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2005.
Edition:Rev. ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Oriental monk in American popular culture / Jane Naomi Iwamura
  • Consecrating consumer culture: Christmas television specials / Robert J. Thompson
  • Re-mythologizing the divine feminine in The Da Vinci code and The secret life of bees / Jennie S. Knight
  • Like a sermon: popular religion in Madonna videos / Mark D. Hulsether
  • Evangelicals and popular music: the contemporary Christian music industry / William D. Romanowski
  • The internet and Christian and Muslim communities / Greg Peterson
  • The cross at Willow Creek: seeker religion and the contemporary marketplace / Stewart M. Hoover
  • It's about faith in our future: Star trek famdom as cultural religion / Michael Jindra
  • Losing their way to salvation: women, weight loss, and the salvation myth of culture lite / Michelle M. Lelwica
  • An American apotheosis: sports as popular religion / Joseph L. Price
  • The church of baseball, the fetish of Coca-Cola, and the potlatch of rock 'n' roll / David Chidester
  • The disguise of vengeance in Pale rider / Robert Jewett
  • Rap music and its message: on interpreting the contact between religion and popular culture / Anthony Pinn
  • The gender dynamics of the Left behind series / Amy Johnson Frykholm
  • Conclusion: establishing a dialogue about religion and popular culture / Jeffrey H. Mahan