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Alexander Darius Ornella

Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2017. isbn : 978-1-4399-1280-5. Paperback. $34.95 / £27.99. The aim of Daniel A. Grano’s book, The Eternal Present of Sport , is bold and ambitious. He sets out to move away from common approaches to understanding the sport-religion relationship that

Jessica Gall Myrick and Suzannah Evans Comfort

intentions. Below, we describe the literature regarding media portrayals of climate change and the role of audience identity factors in media effects before presenting the methods and results of an experiment designed to test how the presence of the Pope in a news story shapes audience attitudes and

Kerstin Radde-Antweiler

Introduction The Roman Catholic Church has always been present in news media worldwide, especially in times of scandals or during the days of the conclave. However, in 2013 the papal election attracted special attention from the media because of the resignation of Benedict xvi . Heated discussions

John Dyer

, p. 97). The present study sought to discover if similar variances in comprehension between print and screen would be observed in a religious context and if screens might influence other religious behaviors beyond comprehension, such as daily Bible reading. It also seeks to explore how these media

Judith Stander-Dulisch

social issues. ( Stern Website, 2015). The magazine would like to present the reader with a clear stance, by being “empathic and concrete”, “empathisch und konkret” ( Stern Profile, 2015). Based on current information from the Allensbach Media Market Analysis, Stern has the largest reach among the

Xenia Zeiler and Kerstin Radde-Antweiler

these few examples show that within journalistic discourses, religious traditions are presented and discussed in various ways: some are almost never taken up and others feature only in a specific way. In some cases, these presentations become the basis for the image of entire national cultures, such as

Xenia Zeiler and Judith Stander-Dulisch

and profane as characteristic of religion: All known religious beliefs, whether simple or complex, present one common characteristic: they presuppose a classification of all the things, real and ideal, of which men think, into two classes or opposed groups, generally designated by two distinct terms

Laurens de Rooij

, suggesting that, to the author, all the prompts are presenting information equally. In fact, of course, whilst the Guardian and the Daily Mail have radically different ideological perspectives overall as papers, their content is reported in a different style as well. The audiences would have been aware of

Tim Karis

distinct slot within bbc Radio 4’s popular Today programme. Each episode features approximately three minutes of reflection on current issues, written and presented by alternating representatives of religious groups. Started as an Anglican-only programme in 1939 and initially called Lift Up Your