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Religion and Popular Culture in America, Third Edition

Bruce David Forbes and Jeffrey H. Mahan


The connection between popular culture and religion is an enduring part of American life. With 75 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, the book gives increased attention to the implications of digital culture and the increasingly interactive quality of popular culture. It provides a framework to help students understand and appreciate the work in diverse ... More

Keywords: popular culture, religion, American life, religious diversity, digital culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780520291447
Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520291447.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bruce David Forbes, editor
Morningside College

Jeffrey H. Mahan, editor
Iliff School of Theology

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Bruce David Forbes

Chapter Four Monstrous Muslims

Sophia Rose Arjana

Chapter Seven Mipsterz

Kristin M. Peterson And Nabil Echchaibi

Chapter Ten Meditation on the Go

Gregory Price Grieve

Chapter Seventeen Mirror, Mirror on Ourselves

Stephanie Brehm and Myev Rees

Chapter Twenty Broadswords and Face Paint

Curtis D. Coats and Stewart M. Hoover

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