Religion and popular culture is a fast-growing field that spans a variety of disciplines. This volume offers the first real survey of the field to date and provides a guide for the work of future scholars. It explores:key issues of definition and of methodologyreligious encounters with popular culture across media, material culture and space, ranging from videogames and social networks to cooking and kitsch, architecture and national monumentsrepresentations of religious traditions in the media and popular culture, including important non-Western spheres such as BollywoodThis Companion will se.... her instrument, the veena, as loud as she wants and can sit glued to her favorite books, the Vedas, guilt-free for hours. ... which expurgated the fierce bloodthirstiness of Kali (as depicted in the ancient DevAp- Ma-ha-tmya) from its comics.
|Title||:||The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture|
|Author||:||John C. Lyden, Eric Michael Mazur|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-03-27|