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Forthcoming Religion & Media Books

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  1. Sainthood and Race

    Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh

    Edited by Molly H. Bassett, Vincent W. Lloyd

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In popular imagination, saints exhibit the best characteristics of humanity, universally recognizable but condensed and embodied in an individual. Recent scholarship has asked an array of questions concerning the historical and social contexts of sainthood, and opened new approaches to its study....

    To Be Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media

    The Pixel in the Lotus

    Edited by Gregory Price Grieve, Daniel Veidlinger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

    Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus explores Buddhist practice and teachings in an increasingly networked and digital era. Contributors consider the ways Buddhism plays a role and is present in digital media through a variety of methods including concrete case studies,...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Religion, Media, and Social Change

    Edited by Kennet Granholm, Marcus Moberg, Sofia Sjö

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    In an era of heightened globalization, macro-level transformations in the general socioeconomic and cultural makeup of modern societies have been studied in great depth. Yet little attention has been paid to the growing influence of media and mass-mediated popular culture on contemporary religious...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Feminism and Religion in the 21st Century

    Technology, Dialogue, and Expanding Borders

    Edited by Gina Messina-Dysert, Rosemary Radford Ruether

    This anthology of brand new essays will explore the new directions of conversations occurring in relation to feminism and religion, as well as the technological modes being utilized to continue dialogue, expand borders, and create new frontiers in feminism. It is a cross generational project...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Digital Zen

    Buddhism, Virtual Worlds and Online Meditation

    By Gregory Price Grieve

    Series: Media, Religion and Culture

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture

    Edited by John C. Lyden, Eric M. Mazur

    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 expores: key issues of definition and of methodology religious encounters with...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rastafari and the Arts

    An Introduction

    By Darren J. N. Middleton

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Digital Judaism

    Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture

    Edited by Heidi A Campbell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

    In this volume, contributors consider the ways that Jewish communities and users of new media negotiate their uses of digital technologies in light of issues related to religious identity, community and authority. Digital Judaism presents a broad analysis of how and why various Jewish groups...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Creating Church Online

    Ritual, Community, and New Media

    By Tim Hutchings

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    ‘Online churches’ are Internet-based Christian communities, pursuing worship, discussion, friendship, support, proselytization, and other key religious goals through computer-mediated communication. The first examples appeared in the mid-1980s, but this genre of online activity has been...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Media and New Religions

    Japanese Religion and Culture

    By Erica Baffelli

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    The history of Japanese New Religions (shinshûkyô), since the late Nineteenth Century, has been strongly influenced by the development of the media and by the image strategies associated with them. The focus of this book is the media narratives created by Japanese New Religions in order to...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

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