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Author Santana, Richard W
Title Religion and popular culture : rescripting the sacred / Richard W. Santana and Gregory Erickson
Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2008
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  BL2525 .S258 2008    AVAILABLE    30520020684719
Descript vi, 225 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-219) and index
Popular culture and popular religion in America -- "Jesus is standing at home plate" : baseball and American Christianity -- Consuming faith : advertising, the pornographic gaze and religious desire -- Absolute contradictions : perceptions of the spiritual and the religious in popular music -- The gods of film : representing God and Jesus at the movies -- Television drama, fan communities and theology : God as "nothing solid" -- Demons, aliens and spiritual warfare : belief and reality -- Evil reloaded : political rhetoric, philosophy, and video games after 9/11
"This work considers ways in which American cultural products such as TV, advertising, music, and video games have played a significant role in creating, representing, and influencing contradictory religious identities"--Provided by publisher
Subject Religion and culture -- United States
Popular culture -- Religious aspects
United States -- Religion
Alt Author Erickson, Gregory
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