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Heavy Metal

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... and worldviews as diverge as Satanist and Anti-Christian (Cordero 2010), Occult (Granholm 2013), Pagan (Weinstein 2014), National-Socialist (Olson 2013), Evangelical Christian (Moberg 2015) and Ultra-Orthodox Judaist (Kahn-Harris 2010).This...

Introduction

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... Moberg 2012). The shortcomings of functionalist approaches are also discussed by Marcus Moberg in Chapter 19 (‘Heavy Metal’) in relation to previous arguments concerning the religious dimensions and functions of heavy metal music and culture...

The Experiential, Sensory and Bodily Dimensions

Marcus Moberg

Marcus Moberg is a senior researcher and formerly held the position of Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Religion at Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland. His research interests include the sociology of religion, religion and consumer culture, and religion, media and culture studies. He has published widely on Christian metal and contemporary intersections of religion, media and popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christian Metal : History, Ideology, Scene

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... The sign is meant to symbolize Jesus as the (only) way to God (Figure 4.1).E.g., Häger, ‘Visual Representations’, p. 259. ‘One way’. Crowd at Immortal Metal Fest, Finland, 2008. Photo: Marcus Moberg. In relation to Christian metal,...

Concluding Remarks: Christian Metal, Alternative Religious Expression and Identity

Marcus Moberg

Marcus Moberg is a senior researcher and formerly held the position of Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Religion at Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland. His research interests include the sociology of religion, religion and consumer culture, and religion, media and culture studies. He has published widely on Christian metal and contemporary intersections of religion, media and popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christian Metal : History, Ideology, Scene

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Throughout the chapters of this book, we have explored the phenomenon of Christian metal from a range of different angles. It is now time to briefly summarize and discuss some of the most important insights about the phenomenon of Christian...

Christian Metal: Origins, Definition and Historical Development

Marcus Moberg

Marcus Moberg is a senior researcher and formerly held the position of Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Religion at Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland. His research interests include the sociology of religion, religion and consumer culture, and religion, media and culture studies. He has published widely on Christian metal and contemporary intersections of religion, media and popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christian Metal : History, Ideology, Scene

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... on the subject,See, for example, Marcus Moberg, Faster for the Master! Exploring Issues of Religious Expression and Alternative Christian Identity within the Finnish Christian Metal Music Scene. Diss (Åbo: Åbo Akademi University Press, 2009);...

Main Ideological and Discursive Traits

Marcus Moberg

Marcus Moberg is a senior researcher and formerly held the position of Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Religion at Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland. His research interests include the sociology of religion, religion and consumer culture, and religion, media and culture studies. He has published widely on Christian metal and contemporary intersections of religion, media and popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christian Metal : History, Ideology, Scene

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... 251–271; Russell T. McCutcheon, Manufacturing Religion: The Discourse on Sui Generis Religion and the Politics of Nostalgia (Oxford: Oxford University Press). As I have argued elsewhere,Marcus Moberg, ‘First-, Second-, and Third-Level...

Verbal, Visual and Aesthetic Traits

Marcus Moberg

Marcus Moberg is a senior researcher and formerly held the position of Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Religion at Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland. His research interests include the sociology of religion, religion and consumer culture, and religion, media and culture studies. He has published widely on Christian metal and contemporary intersections of religion, media and popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christian Metal : History, Ideology, Scene

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of these individuals as metalheads (Figure 3.1). Christian metal style. Photo: Marcus Moberg (2008). In all basic respects, Christian metal’s visual dimension also conforms to a broadly defined metal aesthetic. It includes typical gloomy metal...

The Contemporary Transnational Scene

Marcus Moberg

Marcus Moberg is a senior researcher and formerly held the position of Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Religion at Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland. His research interests include the sociology of religion, religion and consumer culture, and religion, media and culture studies. He has published widely on Christian metal and contemporary intersections of religion, media and popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christian Metal : History, Ideology, Scene

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... also made the infrastructure of some scenes increasingly Internet-based, and the development Christian metal’s scenic structure online provides a good illustration of this.Marcus Moberg, ‘The Internet and the Construction of a Transnational...

Introduction

Marcus Moberg

Marcus Moberg is a senior researcher and formerly held the position of Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Religion at Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland. His research interests include the sociology of religion, religion and consumer culture, and religion, media and culture studies. He has published widely on Christian metal and contemporary intersections of religion, media and popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christian Metal : History, Ideology, Scene

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... heritage and a return to a pre-Christian culture and society untarnished by the perceived hypocrisy and herd mentality both engendered and ingrained by a historically imposed Christianity.Cf. Marcus Moberg, ‘Popular Culture and the ’Darker Side’...

Emotion, Meaning and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In recent years there has been an appreciation of the significance of music’s relationship to emotion. Conceptualized as a device for the constitution of emotive action, it can be thought of as a ‘prosthetic technology’. That is to say...