Journal of Media and Religion

The latest issue of the Journal of Media and Religion centers on a topic long ignored in scholarly journals: The teaching of religion and news.

The Journal of Media and Religion’s Vol. 14, No. 3 issue, published by Taylor and Francis, includes an analysis of religion and media syllabus plus a study of religious literacy among journalism students.

Debra L. Mason of University of Missouri served as guest editor and writes an introductory review of the topic. Articles include one by Louisville’s John Ferré on using games to help his students understand religion. An article by Dan Stout of BYU Hawaii looks at the use of drama to teach about religion. Greg Perreault from Appalachian State has an anlaysis of religion and media syllabi, while Jeremy Litteau from Lehigh reports the results of a religious literacy survey of college students, including journalism students.

Check your library for availability or order a copy directly from Taylor and Francis: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/hjmr20/current.

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