Religion and popular music.: Artists, fans and cultures

C2 Edited book

Internal Authors/Editors

Publication Details

List of Authors: Andreas Häger
Editors: Andreas Häger
Place: London New York Oxford New Delhi Sydney
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury academic
ISBN: 978-1-3500-0148-0


Through in-depth case studies, Religion
and Popular Music
explores encounters between music, fans and religion. The
book examines several popular music artists - including Bob Dylan, Prince and
Katy Perry - and looks at the way religion comes into play in their work and

Chapters engage with the central issue of
how global music meets local audiences and practices, and considers issues such
as how fans as well as religious groups
react to the uses of religion in popular music and how they make these
interactions between popular music and religion components in their own
identity, community and practice.

Tapping into a vital and lively topic of teaching, research and wider cultural
interest, and employing diverse methodologies across musicians, fans and
religious groups, this book is an important contribution to the growing field
of religion and popular music studies.

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