God in the Details

God in the Details

American Religion in Popular Culture

Book - 2011
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Exploring the blurred boundary between religion and pop culture, God in the Details offers a provocative look at the breadth and persistence of religious themes in the American consciousness. This new edition reflects the explosion of online activity since the first edition, including chapters on the spiritual implications of social networking sites, and the hazy line between real and virtual religious life in the online community Second Life. Also new to this edition are chapters on the migration of black male expression from churches to athletic stadiums, new configurations of the sacred and the commercial, and post 9/11 spirituality and religious redemption through an analysis of vampire drama, True Blood. Popular chapters on media, sports, and other pop culture experiences have been revised and updated, making this an invaluable resource for students and scholars alike.

Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780415485364
9780415485371
Branch Call Number: 306.6 G54 2011
Characteristics: xviii, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Mazur, Eric Michael
McCarthy, Kate 1962-

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