The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture

The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture

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Religion and popular culture is a fast-growing field that spans a variety of disciplines. This volume offers the first real survey of the field to date and provides a guide for the work of future scholars. It explores: key issues of definition and of methodology religious encounters with popular culture across media, material culture and space, ranging from videogames and social networks to cooking and kitsch, architecture and national monuments representations of religious traditions in the media and popular culture, including important non-Western spheres such as Bollywood This Companion will serve as an enjoyable and informative resource for students and a stimulus to future scholarly work.Standing idle in the marketplace A 2007 essay by Lynn Schofield Clark outlining the intellectual history of the field bore the title a€œWhy study popular culture?a€a€”a question that those of us who have been engaged in the field have had to faceanbsp;...

Title:The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture
Author:John C. Lyden, Eric Michael Mazur
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-27


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