RELIGION IN AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE
Description: Tupac wrote a song called “Hail Mary” but was a Muslim. Dogma featured a deity played by Alanis Morrissette, a Canadian singer-actress, and got significant screen time. Prayer in public schools and the pledge of allegiance are topics of controversial debate. The Duggars and the Sister Wives are features of reality television, and “say yes to the dress” influenced brides for a generation. What is it about American popular culture that makes religion and its practices such a feature of popular media?
Join us at Academia as we explore the legal, structural, and even religious underpinnings that make this aspect of life so explorable.