Pop Culture Wars Religion & the Role of Entertainment in American Life by William D. Romanowski

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Number of Pages382
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ISBN 101597525774
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In this groundbreaking book, William Romanowski brings something desperately needed to the discussion: an informed, systematic and challenging Christian perspective. Comprehensive and historically revealing, Pop Culture Wars bids to accomplish nothing less than to reframe and render more constructive a crucial but angry cultural by: 4.

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