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Description - Strong Religion, Zealous Media by Pradip Thomas

Strong Religion, Zealous Media: Christian Fundamentalism and Communication in India is the first in-depth cultural and social analysis of the growth of conservative forms of Christianity within the Protestant tradition in India and the many ways in which these new churches use the media. Arguing that Christian broadcasting needs to be seen as an essential aspect of a `muscular` Christianity that has increasingly colonised globalising cities such as Chennai, the book concludes with a strong validation of multi-religious India and the need for a robust inter-faith media response to combat religious fundamentalism. This is a highly recommended reading for students, researchers and social scientists involved in religion and media issues, religion departments, seminaries, civil society involved in inter-faith issues and all those who are interested in exploring the politics of religion in the subcontinent.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788178298344
ISBN-10: 8178298341
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 158mm x mm)
Pages: 220
Imprint: SAGE India
Publisher: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: India

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