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By Daniel A. Stout

This text examines the heritage, idea, cultural context, facets of media and faith. whereas faith has been explored extra totally in psychology, sociology, anthropology, and the arts, there's no transparent bridge of knowing to the verbal exchange self-discipline. Daniel A. Stout tackles this factor via offering a roadmap for studying this understudied sector in order that discussions approximately media and faith can extra simply continue.

Offering nice breadth, this article covers key techniques and historic highlights; global religions, denominations, and cultural faith; and faith and particular media genres. The textual content additionally comprises keyword phrases and inquiries to reflect on for each bankruptcy, and concludes with an in-class studying task that may be used to motivate scholars to discover the media–religion interface and evaluate the basic rules provided within the book.

Media and Religion is a perfect creation for undergraduate scholars short of a beginning for this rising field.

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