Broadcasters want to play it safe
Broadcasters tend to portray religious characters in a manner that does not challenge
So they use overgeneralizations which tend to remain
Disney and evil
Philosophers have been concerned with the theme
Religion and representations
Far less academic research has focused on images of religion in popular culture
It is argued, though, that the ideological messages that we receive about religion are
produced by the cultural industry
And what this does is tra
I. Main types of religious belief and perception
a. Animistic & Polytheistic; Pagan & Indigenous.
b. Organicist, Pantheist, Panentheist
* Today, we might call all of these nature religions, for nature is sacred in some
way, or there is an emphasis on righ
Religion in Pop culture notes
Religion comes up in all sorts of movies, using terms and visually portraying scenes that
will connect with audiences. The educated student will ask how does Hollywood (&
other movie-makers) portray religion? How do they use
I. What is culture?
(derived from various dictionaries):
1) culture (anthropology) The learned patterns of behavior and thought that help a group adapt to it's surroundings.
- the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends up