NYU Steinhardt

Religion and Media

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1340
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course examines the ways in which conventional & non-conventional media recreate religious experience. Increasingly, religion is experienced not one in sacred spaces, & through ritual & scripture, but is also communicated through radio, TV, & the Internet, as well as in consumer culture & political campaigns. This course examines the significance of religion in modern life from historical & contemporary perspectives, paying attention to questions of religious & national difference, as well as material & symbolic practices.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1340