The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture
Edited by John C. Lyden, Eric M. Mazur
Routledge – 2015 – 528 pages
Series: Routledge Religion Companions
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:
Students will find the Companion an enjoyable and informative resource, whilst scholars will find it a stimulus to future work in the field.
"Overall, this is an impressive collection of essays that encapsulates many of the important points of interface between religion and popular culture. It will become an important marker in the development of the field and its introduction at this point is timely."
Dr Steve Knowles, University of Chester, UK
John C. Lyden is the Liberal Arts Core Director and Professor of Liberal Arts at Grand View University, USA. He is editor of The Routledge Companion to Religion and Film (Routledge 2009).
Eric Michael Mazur is Gloria & David Furman Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of Religious Studies at Virginia Wesleyan College, USA. He is co-editor of God in the Details: American Religion in Popular Culture with Kate McCarthy (Routledge, 2nd edition 2010).