The Resource God in the details : American religion in popular culture, edited by Eric Michael Mazur and Kate McCarthy, (ebook)

God in the details : American religion in popular culture, edited by Eric Michael Mazur and Kate McCarthy, (ebook)

Label
God in the details : American religion in popular culture
Title
God in the details
Title remainder
American religion in popular culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Eric Michael Mazur and Kate McCarthy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This text seeks to account for the blurred boundary between religion and pop culture in America. It explores some of the unexpected places religion appears such as on television, lyrics and sport
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.60973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2525
LC item number
.G625 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
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  • Mazur, Eric Michael
  • McCarthy, Kate
  • EBSCO Publishing (Firm)
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  • United States
  • Popular culture
Label
God in the details : American religion in popular culture, edited by Eric Michael Mazur and Kate McCarthy, (ebook)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=340004
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Finding Religion in American Popular Culture / Eric Mazur and Kate McCarthy -- Part One: Popular Myth and Symbol 1. Deliver Me from Nowhere : Bruce Springsteen and the Myth of the American Promised Land / Kate McCarthy -- 2. True Blood : The Material and the Spiritual on HBO / Leonard Primiano -- 3. A Fire in the Sky : 'Apocalyptic' Themes on the Silver Screen / Jon R. Stone -- 4. Sexuality, Blasphemy and Iconoclasm in the Media Age : The Strange Case of the Buddha Bikini / James Mark Shields -- Part Two: Popular Ritual 5. Blood in the Barbecue : Food and Faith in the American South / Wade Clark Roof -- 6. Rituals of the African American Domus: Church, Community, Sport and Lebron James / Vernon Andrews -- 7. Dropping in for the Holidays : Christmas as Commercial Ritual at the Precious Moments Chapel / Jennifer Rycenga -- 8. Desert Goddesses and Apocalyptic Art : Making Sacred Space at the Burning Man Festival / Sarah M. Pike -- Part Three: Popular Spirituality and Morality 9. Is God Still in the Box? Religion in Contemporary Television Cop Shows Ten Years Later / Elijah Siegler -- 10. Don't Act Now! Selling Christian Abstinence in the Religious Marketplace / Sara Moslener -- 11. When 'Friend' Becomes a Verb : Religion on the Social Web / Daniel Veidlinger -- 12. Homer the Heretic and Charlie Church : Parody, Piety, and Pluralism in The Simpsons / Lisle W. Dalton, Eric Michael Mazur, and Monica L. Siems -- Part Four: Popular 'Churches' 13. The Thin Line Between Saturday Night and Sunday Morning : Meaning and Community Among Jimmy Buffett's Parrotheads / Julie J. Ingersoll -- 14. Our Lady of Persistent Liminality : Virtual Church, Cyberspace and Second Life / Rachel Wagner -- 15. Rap Music, Hip-Hop Culture, and 'The Future Religion of the World' / Robin Sylvan -- 16. The Happiest Place on Earth : Disney's America and the Commodification of Religion / Eric Michael Mazur and Tara K. Koda
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 331 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203854808
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn690115497
  • (OCoLC)690115497
Label
God in the details : American religion in popular culture, edited by Eric Michael Mazur and Kate McCarthy, (ebook)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=340004
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Finding Religion in American Popular Culture / Eric Mazur and Kate McCarthy -- Part One: Popular Myth and Symbol 1. Deliver Me from Nowhere : Bruce Springsteen and the Myth of the American Promised Land / Kate McCarthy -- 2. True Blood : The Material and the Spiritual on HBO / Leonard Primiano -- 3. A Fire in the Sky : 'Apocalyptic' Themes on the Silver Screen / Jon R. Stone -- 4. Sexuality, Blasphemy and Iconoclasm in the Media Age : The Strange Case of the Buddha Bikini / James Mark Shields -- Part Two: Popular Ritual 5. Blood in the Barbecue : Food and Faith in the American South / Wade Clark Roof -- 6. Rituals of the African American Domus: Church, Community, Sport and Lebron James / Vernon Andrews -- 7. Dropping in for the Holidays : Christmas as Commercial Ritual at the Precious Moments Chapel / Jennifer Rycenga -- 8. Desert Goddesses and Apocalyptic Art : Making Sacred Space at the Burning Man Festival / Sarah M. Pike -- Part Three: Popular Spirituality and Morality 9. Is God Still in the Box? Religion in Contemporary Television Cop Shows Ten Years Later / Elijah Siegler -- 10. Don't Act Now! Selling Christian Abstinence in the Religious Marketplace / Sara Moslener -- 11. When 'Friend' Becomes a Verb : Religion on the Social Web / Daniel Veidlinger -- 12. Homer the Heretic and Charlie Church : Parody, Piety, and Pluralism in The Simpsons / Lisle W. Dalton, Eric Michael Mazur, and Monica L. Siems -- Part Four: Popular 'Churches' 13. The Thin Line Between Saturday Night and Sunday Morning : Meaning and Community Among Jimmy Buffett's Parrotheads / Julie J. Ingersoll -- 14. Our Lady of Persistent Liminality : Virtual Church, Cyberspace and Second Life / Rachel Wagner -- 15. Rap Music, Hip-Hop Culture, and 'The Future Religion of the World' / Robin Sylvan -- 16. The Happiest Place on Earth : Disney's America and the Commodification of Religion / Eric Michael Mazur and Tara K. Koda
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 331 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203854808
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn690115497
  • (OCoLC)690115497

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