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Religion and Popular Culture in America free pdf The connection between American popular culture and religion is the subject of this multifaceted and innovative collection. In fourteen lively essays whose topics range from the divine feminine in "The Da Vinci Code" to Madonna's "Like a Prayer," and from the world of sports to the ways in which cyberculture has influenced traditional religions, this book offers fascinating insights into what popular culture reveals about the nature of American religion today. Revised throughout, this new edition features three new essays - including a fascinating look at the role of women in apocalyptic fiction such as the Left Behind series - and editor Bruce David Forbes has written a new introduction. In addition to the new textual material, each chapter concludes with a set of suggested discussion questions.

About Bruce David Forbes

Bruce David Forbes is Professor of Religious Studies at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. Jeffrey H. Mahan is Academic Vice President and Dean of the Faculty at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado and coauthor of Shared Wisdom: A Guide to Case Study Reflection in Ministry (1993).

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Author : Bruce David Forbes
Publisher : University of California Press
Data Published : 08 November 2005
ISBN : 0520246896
EAN : 9780520246898
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 339 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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