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  • "Men of iron will": Idealized gender in Christian heavy metal.
    Rademacher, Heidi E. (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 632-648.

    Sees convergence of Evangelical music & secular heavy metal music in an idealized gender trope.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Gender traditionalism; Popular culture; Evangelical; Music
  • Globalized Muslim Youth in the Asia Pacific: Popular Culture in Singapore and Sydney.
    Nasir, Kamaludeen Mohamed (2015)
    Hampshrie, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia, Sydney; Islam, Singapore; Popular culture; Islam, Australia; Youth; Globalization; Singapore
  • "Find your inner God and breathe": Buddhism, pop culture, and contemporary metamorphoses in American Judaism.
    Niculescu, Mira (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 91-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; Popular culture; Jewish; Syncretism
  • Understanding the Diversity of Islamic Identity in Turkey through Popular Music: The Global/Local Nexus.
    Erol, Ayhan (2011)
    Social Compass 58:2: 187-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular culture; Global; Islam, Turkey; Music; Turkey
  • Religion, Pop Culture and "Virtual Faith.'
    Collins-Maro, Sylvia, and Tom Beaudoin (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 17-23.

    Narrative of emergence of the shift to seeker religiosity of the baby boomers, non-religiosity of Generation X, & reception of that heritage by Generation Y.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Popular culture
  • Sous-Cultures Jeunesse et Religion: Métal, Gothique, Hip-Hop et Techno.
    Gauthier, François (2008)
    In François Gauthier and Jean-Philippe Perault (eds.) Jeunes et religion au Québec. Québec: Presses Universitaries de Laval.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Popular culture; Canada
  • Defending the Faith: Easter Sermon Reaction to Pop Culture Discourses.
    Haskell, David Millard, Kenneth Paradis, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:2: 139-156.

    Examines English-language Easter sermons in southwestern Ontario when books about Jesus were in the popular media.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Homily; Popular culture
  • Finding Faith: The Spiritual Quest of the Post-Boomer Generation.
    Flory, Richard W., and Donald E. Miller (2008)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Explores post-boomer religion in the U.S. with a new typology of orientations to popular culture: innovators, appropriators, resisters, & reclaimers. Based on interviews in site visits & on internet searches.

    Associated Search Terms: Innovator; Appropriator; United States; Reclaimer; Typology; Resistor; Generations; Body; Popular culture; Adaptation
  • Religion and Popular Culture: A Hyper-Real Testament.
    Possamai, Adam (2007)
    Brussels: Peter Lang.

    Focuses on new religions that are inspired by popular culture.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Popular culture
  • Religion and Popular Culture. A Hyper-Real Testament.
    Possamaï, Adam (2005)
    Bruxells: P.I.E.-Peter Lang.

    Observes popular culture as a symbolic resource for faith systems, especially in the New Age style.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular culture; Post-modern; Eclecticism; Esoteric; Alternative spirituality; Consumerism
  • Alternative Spiritualities and the Logic of Late Capitalism.
    Possamaï, Adam (2003)
    Culture and Religion 4:1: 31-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular culture; Alternative spirituality; Capitalism
  • Alternative Spiritualities, New Religious Movements and Jediism in Australia.
    Possamaï, Adam (2003)
    Australian Religion Studies Review 16:2: 69-86.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; New religions; Alternative spirituality; Popular culture
  • Cultural Consumption of History and Popular Culture in Alternative Spirituality.
    Possamaï, Adam (2002)
    Journal of Consumer Culture 2:2: 197-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Alternative spirituality; Popular culture
  • Secrecy and Consumer Culture: An Exploration of Esotericism in Contemporary Western Society Using the Work of Simmel and Baudrillard.
    Possamaï, Adam (2002)
    Autralian Religion Studies Review 15:1: 44-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Baudrillard, Jean; Esoteric; Popular culture; Simmel, Georg
  • Populäre Religion: Markt, medien und die Popularisierung der Religion.
    Knoblauch, Hubert A. (2000)
    Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft 8: 143-161.

    Calls religion affected by market & media "popular religion."

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Popular culture; Media; Market model
  • Material Christianity: Religion and Popular Culture in America.
    McDannell, Colleen (1995)
    New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Popular culture; United States; Symbol
  • Il mago, il santo, la morte, la festa. Forme religione nella cultura popolare.
    Rivera, Annamaria (1988)
    Bari: Dedalo.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Popular religion; Magic; Saints; Death; Popular culture
  • A consciência fragmentada: ensaios de cultura popular e religião.
    Ortiz, Renato (1980)
    Rio de Janeiro: Paz e Terra.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular culture
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