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Journalism

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...The United States If you were a religion reporter for a US newspaper in the 1950s when President Dwight D. Eisenhower was in office, you would have spent most of your time covering Christian institutions (predominandy Protestant...

Radio

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Within a single century radio transformed the world’s and its peoples’ understanding of each other. Even in the solitary, undeveloped regions of the earth, with the help of the sun’s energy or with a simple clockwork motor, voices carried...

McLuhan, Marshall

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Marshall McLuhan (1911–1980) was a pioneer researcher on the pervasive impact of communication technology in the formation of culture and author of the proverbial summary of media research, ‘The medium is the message’. McLuhan grew up...

Internet

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...The internet has revolutionized human communication like nothing else since the invention of printing. The modern telegraph, telephone, radio and computer have been integrated into a new medium unlike any other. It means much more than...

Science

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...The natural sciences as they have developed since the seventeenth century have had a major influence on religious life and theological reflection. Science-driven technology has changed our lives, including our sense of dependence. New...

Science and theology

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Religion and science are two of the most powerful forces that have formed our current culture. Religion has not only shaped our sense of what is sacred, our values and social structures. Much of our finest music, literature and art...

Television

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...‘Well, sir, you will be pleased to hear that I have invented a means of seeing by wireless.’ In 1924, a Scotsman, John Logie Baird, told a friend that his successive primitive experiments incorporating research done by French, Russian...

Communication

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Books, Cinema, Drama, Internet, Journalism, Letters, Music, Painting, Poetry, Preaching, Publishing, Radio, Sculpture, Television, WorshipAt the centre of the Christian religion stands a communicator. Christians believe that Jesus had...

Mary: Images and Objects

Mary: The Complete Resource

Continuum, 2019

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...Like the figure of the honoured and life-giving cross, the revered and holy images, whether painted or made of mosaic or of other suitable material, are to be exposed in the holy churches of God, on sacred instruments and vestments...

Bible in Ancient and Modern Media Research Unit (Society of Biblical Literature)

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Bible in Ancient and Modern Media Section (BAMM) is a collaborative research unit founded in the Society of Biblical Literature in 1983 to promote media-critical study of the Bible. Since its formation, BAMM has sought to initiate...