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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
The presence of women and African Americans not simply as viewers, but also as televangelists and station owners in their own right has dramatically changed the face of American religious broadcasting in recent decades. Colored Television looks at the influence of these ministries beyond the United States, where complex gospels of prosperity and... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This study contends that Christians in Western democracies should champion free expression, not only for their own wellbeing but also for the good of their societies. The book presents a theology of free expression and examines a paradox: why censorship is dangerous, and why it remains present even in vibrant democracies. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29
From Jesus to the Internet examines Christianity as a mediated phenomenon, paying particular attention to how various forms of media have influenced and developed the Christian tradition over the centuries. It is the first systematic survey of this topic and the author provides those studying or interested in the intersection of religion and media... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
An exploration of the many faces of televangelism in our world today, including Christian, Islamic and Hindu. The collection analyses the correspondences and major differences between global and local televangelism, focusing on the main individuals involved in televangelism, their practices and the social and cultural impact of their ministries. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 24.95 US$ 17.46
A gentle new way for church leader’s to survive stress and burnout Bruce Miller debunks the idea of balance—basically trying to have it all, all the time. Most churches and their pastors try to do everything at once and feel guilty if any one aspect (worship, ministries, outreach, etc.) is neglected. He replaces the exhausting concept... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.95 US$ 11.97
The Blogging Church offers church leaders a field manual for using the social phenomenon of blogs to connect people and build communities in a whole new way. Inside you will find the why, what, and how of blogging in the local church. Filled with illustrative examples and practical advice, the authors answer key questions learned on the frontlines... more...
- SAGE India 2010; US$ 39.95
This book looks at religion in a transnational and global context and presents a systematic account of the methods undertaken by modern-day missionaries who are assisted by satellite and digital technology. The author seeks to understand the outworking of the American phenomenon of televangelism in India in a new historical, cultural, religious, political... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 37.00
In 1999, the Reverend Jerry Falwell outed Tinky-Winky, the purple character from TV's Teletubbies . Events such as this reinforced in many quarters the common idea that evangelicals are reactionary, out of touch, and just plain paranoid. But reducing evangelicals to such caricatures does not help us understand their true spiritual and political agendas... more...