Don't Stop Believin': Pop Culture and Religion from Ben-hur to Zombies

Title

Don't Stop Believin': Pop Culture and Religion from Ben-hur to Zombies

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Description

Elvis Presley. Andy Warhol. Nike. Stephen King. Ellen DeGeneres. Sim City. Facebook. These American pop culture icons are just a few examples of entries you will find in this fascinating guide to religion and popular culture. Arranged chronologically from 1950 to the present, this accessible work explores the theological themes in 101 well-established figures and trends from film, television, video games, music, sports, art, fashion, and literature. This book is ideal for anyone who has an interest in popular culture and its impact on our spiritual lives. Contributors include such experts in the field as David Dark, Mark I. Pinsky, Lisa Swain, Steve Turner, Lauren Winner, and more.

ISBN

ISBN-10: 0664235050

Publication Date

10-13-2012

Publisher

Westminster John Knox Press

City

Louisville, KY

Keywords

Religious aspects, Christianity, Popular culture, History, 20th century.

Disciplines

Communication | Critical and Cultural Studies | Social and Behavioral Sciences