Key Words in Religion, Media and Culture by David MorganKey Words in Religion, Media and Culture by David Morgan

Key Words in Religion, Media and Culture

EditorDavid Morgan

Paperback | August 20, 2008

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'FromThe Passion of the Christto the presumed 'clash of civilizations', religion's role in culture is increasingly contested and mediated.Key Words in Religion, Media, and Cultureis a welcome and interdisciplinary contribution that maps the territory for those who aim to make sense of it all. Highlighting the important concepts guiding state-of-the-art research into religion, media, and culture, this book is bound to become an important and frequently consulted resource among scholars both seasoned and new to the field.''Lynn Schofield Clark

'David Morgan has assembled here a fine team of scholars to prove beyond a doubt that the intersections of religion, media, and culture constitute one of the most stimulating fields of inquiry around today...This highly useful and theoretically sophisticated text will likely assume 'ritual' status in this emergent field.''Rosalind I. J. Hackett, University of Tennessee, US

'This volume is a major intervention in the literature on religion, media and culture. Drawing together leading international scholars, it offers a conceptual map of the field to which students, teachers and researchers will refer for many years to come. The publication ofKey Words in Religion, Media and Cultureis a significant moment in the formation of this area of study, and sets a standard for cross-disciplinary collaboration and theoretical and methodological sophistication for future work in this area to follow.''Gordon Lynch, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

'This book offers a range of refreshing essays on the relationships between media and religion. Its selected keywords open doors to understanding contemporary society. The cultural perspectives on mediation and religious practices give some illuminating and surprising analyses.' 'Knut Lundby, University of Oslo, Norway

David Morganis Professor of Religion at Duke University. Author of several books, includingVisual Piety(Routledge, 1998) andThe Sacred Gaze(Routledge, 2005), Morgan is also co-founder and editor of the journalMaterial Religionand former chair of the International Study Commission on Media, Religion, and Culture. He co-edits the Religio...
Title:Key Words in Religion, Media and CultureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.8 inPublished:August 20, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415448638

ISBN - 13:9780415448635


Table of Contents

Preface  List of Contributors  Introduction  1. Aesthetics  2. Audiences  3. Circulation  4. Community  5. Culture  6. Economy  7. Image  8. Media  9. Narrative  10. Practice  11. Public  12. Religion  13. Sound/scape  14. Technology  15. Text  Works Cited