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Studying Religion and Media

Research tools for RELI 14 / HDS 2043

Timeline sources

Sources for a timeline on religion and mass media.

Cooke, Tim, ed. National Geographic Concise History of World Religions: An Illustrated Time Line. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2011.
Location : Andover-Harv. Theol Folio BL80.3 .N38 2011
Location : Widener RR 4803.7
      Samples (PDF files):
      World at a glance, 1850-2010.

Horsfield, Peter G. From Jesus to the Internet: A History of Christianity and Media. Chichester, West Sussex; Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2015. (Preview in Google Books.)

Ochoa, George, and Melinda Corey. Fitzroy Dearborn Chronology of Ideas : A Record of Philosophical, Political, Theological and Social Thought from Ancient Times to the Present. London ; Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999.
      Sample pages for 1950's (PDF file)

Kovarik, Bill. Revolutions in Communication : Media History from Gutenberg to the Digital Age. New York: Continuum, 2011.
      Sample (PDF file): "The Advent of Computers."

Hoover, Stewart M. "Media and Religion." Encyclopedia of Religion. 2nd ed. Lindsay Jones, ed. Vol. 9. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. (Some good citations at the end.)

American Religion Timelines. Association of Religion Data Archives.

"Timeline: Religion: c. 4000 BCE - 2005." Oxford Reference

Pew Research Center World Wide Web Timeline

The Guardian: "Links to the past: a history of the world wide web – timeline"

PBS "God in America". Timeline: Faith in America