This ground-breaking book brings together many aspects of the interplay between religion, media and culture from around the world in a single, comprehensive study. Leading international scholars discuss the most up-to-date research in their fields in a readable and accessible form. This is an indispensible resource for scholars and students, broadcasters, religious educators and anyone interested in the relationship between media, religion and culture. Topics covered within the book include: Identity, Conflict, Media Literacy, Film, and many more.
This is the first book to bring together many aspects of the interplay between religion, media and culture from around the world in a single comprehensive study. Leading international scholars provide the most up-to-date findings in their fields, and in a readable and accessible way.Some of the topics covered include religion in the media age, popular broadcasting, communication theology, popular piety, film and religion, myth and ritual in cyberspace, music and religion, communication ethics, and the nature of truth in media saturated cultures.The result is not only a wide-ranging resource for scholars and students, but also a unique introduction to this increasingly important phenomenon of modern life.
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