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Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

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COMM 4550 - Religion in the Media

How are religious fundamentalists using new media? Can religious conversion take place in a theme park? How are religious “crossover” films transforming political and popular cultural landscapes? This course maps the complex intersections of religion, culture, and media in the global transformations of religious traditions and explores, through a media frame, the “the return of religion” within the secular consensus of modernity.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: COMM 1510 or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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