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Religion and Popular Culture in America, Third Edition

Bruce David Forbes (Editor), Jeffrey H. Mahan (Editor)

Paperback

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Hardcover (3/1/2017)

Description

The connection between popular culture and religion is an enduring part of American life. With seventy-five percent new content, the third edition of this multifaceted and popular collection has been revised and updated throughout to provide greater religious diversity in its topics and address critical developments in the study of religion and popular culture.
 
Ideal for classroom use, this expanded volume
  • gives increased attention to the implications of digital culture and the increasingly interactive quality of popular culture
  • provides a framework to help students understand and appreciate the work in diverse fields, methods, and perspectives
  • contains an updated introduction, discussion questions, and other instructional tools

 

University of California Press, 9780520291461, 464pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2017



About the Author

Bruce David Forbes is Professor of Religious Studies at Morningside College. He is the author of Christmas: A Candid History and America's Favorite Holidays: Candid Histories.
 
Jeffrey H. Mahan holds the Ralph E. and Norma E. Peck Chair in Religion and Public Communication at the Iliff School of Theology. His books include Religion, Media, and Culture: An Introduction, Shared Wisdom, and American Television Genres.