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Description - Religion in the News by Stewart M. Hoover

Stewart M Hoover offers a cultural-historical analysis of the rise of religious stories in the media - the Islamic Revolution in Iran, televangelism and its scandals, the political agenda of the Evangelical New Right, to name but a few. The author's penetrating analysis brings into sharp focus: the relationship between religion and the news media, both in everyday practice and in the larger context of American public discourse; the place of religion in American life; the role of the media in cultural discourse; and the prospects of institutional religion in the media age.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761916789
ISBN-10: 0761916784
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 20-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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