Interdisciplinary Reflections on The Interplay Between Religion, Film and Youth

Interdisciplinary Reflections on The Interplay Between Religion, Film and Youth
Interdisciplinary Reflections on The Interplay Between Religion, Film and Youth

Interdisciplinary Reflections on The Interplay Between Religion, Film and Youth

The relationship between the media and religion in a contemporary world is not only obvious, but also complex. In a culture that increasingly focuses on visual media, film plays a salient role in forging notions of identity and creates a sense of community in younger generations.

Detailed Information

  • Title: Interdisciplinary Reflections on The Interplay Between Religion, Film and Youth
  • Editor: Anita Cloete
  • Publisher: African Sun Media
  • Country of Origin: South Africa
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • ISBN: 9781928480204
  • Bib. Info: Paperback; 136pp

The relationship between the media and religion in a contemporary world is not only obvious, but also complex. In a culture that increasingly focuses on visual media, film plays a salient role in forging notions of identity and creates a sense of community in younger generations.

In this book, an interdisciplinary team of scholars delve deep into the relationship amongst younger individuals from different countries, universities and disciplines, as well the influence of film on their developing worldview. The publication ultimately portrays the media as an agent of cultural and religious change, underscoring the necessity of critical, contextual and interdisciplinary reflection on the interplay between the media and religion.

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