Religion and Hip Hop (Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture)

Religion and Hip Hop (Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture)

Monica R. Miller

Religion and Hip Hop brings jointly the class of faith, Hip Hop cultural modalities and the demographic of stripling. Bringing postmodern concept and demanding ways within the learn of faith to endure on Hip Hop cultural practices, this publication examines how students in spiritual and theological reports have deployed and approached faith while studying Hip Hop info. utilizing current empirical reports on early life and faith to the cultural feedback of the arts, Religion and Hip Hop argues that universal between present scholarship is a skinny interrogation of the class of faith. As such, Miller demands a redescription of faith in renowned cultural research - a problem she extra explores and advances via numerous materialist engagements.

Going past the normal and extra universal strategy of studying rap lyrics, from movie, dance, to digital truth, Religion and Hip Hop takes a clean method of exploring the paranoid posture of the non secular in renowned cultural varieties, by way of going past what "is" spiritual approximately Hip Hop tradition. really, Miller explores what rhetorical makes use of of faith in Hip Hop tradition accomplish for numerous and infrequently competing social and cultural interests.

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