Religion and Popular Culture. Write an essay exploring the role of religion in the construction of American popular culture. You may either focus on older forms of culture as discussed in American Jesus or more contemporary forms as discussed in Muslim Cool. You should discuss the way in which the role of religion either bolsters religious beliefs/practices or if the involvement of religion in popular culture undercuts the distinctiveness of that religious belief/practice/tradition.
Answers with the course’s readings and at least wo scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook. Sources ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite them in-line. Also, only use sources within the five-year range.