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A Conspiracy Hunter and a Newton

Barbara Forrest and Paul R. Gross

in Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157420
eISBN:
9780199894000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157420.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter details the involvement of Jonathan Wells and William Dembski in the intelligent design movement. Wells, a member of Rev. Sun Myung Moon’s Unification Church, devotes himself to ... More


Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Jeremy Prestholdt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The global icon is an omnipresent but poorly understood element of mass culture. This book asks why audiences around the world have embraced particular iconic figures, how perceptions of these ... More


The Image Slide

Jonathan Schwabish

in Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175210
eISBN:
9780231542791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175210.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

We are more likely to remember, recognize, and connect with content when it is anchored with a visual. To use visuals in your presentation, use large, high-quality (high-resolution) images that fill ... More


“There is a spirit in that image”: Mass-Produced Jesus Pictures and Protestant-Pentecostal Animation in Ghana

Birgit Meyer

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses Pentecostal ambivalence toward and contestation of Jesus pictures in southern Ghana. These are massively present in public space, entailing a “pentecostalization” of Ghana's ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Prestholdt

in Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Why do certain individuals become martyrs, heroes, villains, and commercialized symbols? What meanings do transnational icons have for diverse audiences? What can the popular attraction to these ... More


Conclusion

Jeremy Prestholdt

in Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Why do particular figures appeal to diverse audiences at specific historical moments? What social roles do icons play in an interfaced world? Tracing the history of global icons over the past ... More


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