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Cobb, Kelton

The Blackwell Guide to Theology and Popular Culture

Cobb, Kelton - The Blackwell Guide to Theology and Popular Culture, ebook

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The Blackwell Guide to Theology of Popular Culture outlines various general theories of popular culture, identifies theologians and theological concepts that are conducive to analyzing popular culture, and explores religious themes that are asserting themselves through popular movies, novels, music, television shows and advertising.
  • A timely examination and contribution to the rapidly expanding field of theology and popular culture
  • Locates the theological analysis of culture alongside political, sociological, economic, aesthetic and psychological analyses
  • Surveys the work of religious and theological scholars who have turned their attention to popular culture
  • Considers classic Christian thinkers who have wrestled with culture, such as St. Paul, Tertullian, Augustine, Schleiermacher, Tillich, and Ricoeur
  • Proposes a method for analysing culture to discern its religious content
  • Identifies religious themes in popular culture
  • Uses illustrations, ranging from the fiction of Nick Hornby to Six Feet Under
  • An appendix provides lists of films, novels, television series, consumer products, architectural works, cultural events, and corporate icons that lend themselves to theological analysis.
  • Keywords: RELIGION / Faith REL077000

    Author(s)
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Publication year
    2008
    Language
    en
    Edition
    1
    Page amount
    352 pages
    Category
    Religions
    Format
    Ebook
    eISBN (PDF)
    9780470777701
    Printed ISBN
    9781405106986

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