By Peter Horsfield
From Jesus to the Internet examines Christianity as a mediated phenomenon, paying specific consciousness to how numerous varieties of media have motivated and built the Christian culture over the centuries. it's the first systematic survey of this subject and the writer presents these learning or attracted to the intersection of faith and media with a full of life and fascinating chronological narrative. With insights into a few of Christianity?s so much hotly debated modern matters, this ebook offers a much-needed historic foundation for this interdisciplinary box.
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