This contributed two-volume work tackles a fascinating topic: how and why God plays a central role in the modern world and profoundly influences politics, art, culture, and our moral reflectionaeven for nonbelievers. ac Supplies a broad conception of qGodq that provides readers with a fuller and more accurate portrait of a phenomenon that evolved substantially over time but also remains an enduringaand enduringly influentialaelement of popular culture ac Explores not only how individuals grapple with the question of God, but also how God invariably and unintentionally enters people's thinking ac Supplies direct examples of the key role that God plays in everyday life that readers will find compelling from both a personal and cultural perspective ac Comprises essays from sociologists, theologians, cultural critics, and journalists that present a wide range of perspectives and approaches to this universally relevant topicPeople in China burn images of smartphones ato ensure their dead relatives are fairing [sic] well in their parallel lives, a while others bring ... God, a aDoodle God, a a GodFinger Deluxe, aaBabel Rising, a aVirtual Villagers, a and aMeteor Smash, a players control the weather and perpetrate disasters, manipulate creaturesa#39; lives, create new worlds, destroy the entire universe, combine 152 God and Popular Culture.
|Title||:||God and Popular Culture|
|Author||:||Stephen Butler Murray, Aimée Upjohn Light|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2015-08-11|