Leopards in the Temple: Selected Essays 1990-2000
Brand: University Press of America

Leopards in the Temple: Selected Essays 1990-2000

  • Publish Date: 2001-11-19
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Steven Carter

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What is the role of the traditional Judeo-Christian concept of otherness in a secularized, high-tech society such as our own? In a world governed by the extensions of mantelevision, the telephone, the automobile, and the Internetwhat happens to cultural values once held to be spiritual? In Leopards in the Temple: Selected Essays 1990-2000, Steven Carter explores the myriad ways in which technology and its muses media entertainment and advertising, the so-called culture of electronics plus capitalismare in the process of recycling metaphysical values in postmodern American life.

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