Covering topics ranging from the Moral Monday movement to Christian films and performers, Religion and Media in America is a qualitative study of the ways in which religion has been woven into American popular and civic culture. This book explores how Christianity both adapts to and is affected by new media forms. Its six chapters address religious activism, government imposition ...
Excerpt from The Pharmacopeia and the Physician: A Series of Articles Which Originally Appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Discussing the Chief Substances in the United States PharmacopeiaThe nucleus Of the material that now comprises the chapters Of this book was originally compiled to assist in the introduction Of the Pharmacopeia of the United States, its scope ...
This volume contains papers presented at the fourth Elon University Media and Religion Conference held at Elon University, April 13, 2013
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...
At a Christmas week matinee December 30, 1903, more than 600 people, mostly women and children, perished in less than 30 minutes in a five-week-old theater that was advertised as being "Absolutely Fireproof" and one of the most luxurious playhouses ever built in America-the epitome of Twentieth Century luxury, comfort and safety. Rushed to completion because of corporate greed, the ...
This the 100th Anniversary of one of worst man-made disasters of the 20th century. When the Iroquois Theatre opened in Chicago on November 23, 1903, it was considered one of the grandest structures of its day, a monument to modern design and technology, as well as "absolutely fireproof." This was a theatre that would rival any in New York or ...