Leopards in the Temple

Leopards in the Temple

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What is the role of the traditional Judeo-Christian concept of otherness in a secularized, high-tech society such as our own? In a world governed by the extensions of man television, the telephone, the automobile, and the Internet what happens to cultural values once held to be spiritual? In Leopards in the Temple: Selected Essays 1990-2000, Steven Carter explores the myriad ways in which technology and its qmusesq media entertainment and advertising, the so-called culture of electronics plus capitalism are in the process of recycling metaphysical values in postmodern American life.qAn ad for Honda lawnmowers depicts a new lawnmower engine descending like a UFO, spinning slowly, to solve the consumera#39;s ... In a sequence reminiscent of the special effects of Star Wars films, an ad for the 1990 Honda Accord revealsanbsp;...

Title:Leopards in the Temple
Author:Steven Carter
Publisher:University Press of Amer - 2001-01-01


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