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by David Lyon
Author: David Lyon
Publisher: Polity (July 26, 2000)
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David Lyon is a Christian sociologist who has studied religion for decades, and so he approaches the subject . That book is Jesus in Disneyland. This book could have been summarized in 5 paragraphs, not over 100 pages.
David Lyon is a Christian sociologist who has studied religion for decades, and so he approaches the subject matter as a sympathetic professional. He has also done a lot of work on the idea of postmodernity and information technologies (especially how new technologies enable surveillance). He says something on one page and then says the exact same thing on the other page except he uses new sociological ways of saying.
David Lyon argues that religion is not declining with the shift from modernity to postmodernity, rather it. .
David Lyon argues that religion is not declining with the shift from modernity to postmodernity, rather it is simply relocating to the 'sphere of consumption' as people selectively choose which aspects different religions to use at different points in their lives. Lyon uses the example of Christian singers appearing on stage at Disneyland during religious festivals, amidst all of the other Disney paraphernalia going on around them, to illustrate how religion has adapted to fit the postmodern society: it is no longer confined to traditional settings, and has become part of a more diverse, chaotic and fluid postmodern social landscape.
In my contribution for this book, dedicated to my teacher and friend Jan Visser, I want to express my gratitude for the time and interest he showed for the projects I am working on, and value his enthusiastic involvement in such diverse fields as church, science and society.
Readers familiar with David Lyon's previous work will find in Jesus in Disneyland the same combination of.This interesting book explores the implications of postmodernity on religion
The book elucidates the subtle shift in the world of religion from obligation to consumption - a state of affairs that we need to know more about. This interesting book explores the implications of postmodernity on religion. At the same time it questions the centrality of the secularization thesis in sociology of religion as well as calling for reflexivity as a more central aspect of sociological endeavour.
Jesus in Disneyland (2000) investigated the ways in which religious activities are . Jesus in Disneyland: Religion in Postmodern Times.
Each book refers to Lyon’s concept of the "card cartel" as a means of understanding the political economy of IDs at a time when "showing ID" has become a central – and novel – feature of social relations around the world.
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