The interaction of media, world religions, and beliefs. Approaches may include media coverage and portrayal of religion, religions' use of media, conflict between the two, and communicating across religious cultures.

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Module #1: Finding Religion in Unexpected Places Module #2: Religion in Popular Culture Module #3. Religion in Popular Culture (Continued) Module #4: Popular Culture in Religion Module #5: Popular Culture in Religion (Continued) Module #6: Popular Culture as Religion Module #7: Popular Culture as Religion (Continued) Module #8: Religion Online Module #9: Zoroastrianism, Hinduism and the Media Module #10: Judaism and the Media Module #11: Islam and the Media Module #12: Bahai, Sikhism and the Media Module #13: Taoism and the Media Module #14: Buddhism and the Media Module #15: Christianity and the Media
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Religion and Popular Culture in America, Third Edition (Required)
by: Bruce David Forbes, Jefferey H Mahan
ISBN: 9780520291461
2017 University of California Press
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God in the Details (Optional)
by: Eric Mazur, Kate McCarthy
ISBN: 9780415485364
2011 Routledge
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