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Unformatted text preview: religious belief. For the study, the author used thirty participants and conducted interviews about how these individuals describe the relationship between their spirituality and their television viewing. Using the research found in the in-depth interviews with the research subjects as well as previous studies done, the author interprets spirituality as both a product and a process. After conducting the study, the author proposes that television plays a role in the process but not necessarily the product. Television gives the individual a platform in which viewers are able to explore a variety of spiritual themes, topics, and issues. The author states that new shows and the readily availability of television to individuals allows us to continually re-shape our ideals and spirituality and fosters the ever-changing views of religion as a whole in the North Atlantic societies....
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- Fall '08