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Author Vecsey, Christopher T.

Title Following 9/11 : religion coverage in the New York times / Christopher Vecsey.

Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  070.4492 VECS    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xiv, 477 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-444) and index.
Contents A newspaper challenged. Pre-9/11: conventions of religion coverage, institutional memory -- Civil religion in America -- Interfaith relations -- Trauma around New York City -- Consolers, heroes, survivors -- Place and time: sacred and secular -- Religious functions of media coverage -- Islam observed. Islam in the eyes of The Times -- US Muslims -- The Islamic threat -- Who is truly Muslim? -- Fanaticism and Islam worldwide -- Western Europe's Muslims -- Sharia and gender -- The arts in portraying a religion -- Religious worlds at war. Afghanistan and the Taliban -- The Jewish angle -- Israel -- War in Iraq -- Meanings of 9/11. Justifications and significations -- Relativism, patriotism, and their perils -- "Clash of civilizations" -- The Times beyond the Times -- The Times of Thomas L. Friedman -- The Battle of Lepanto redux.
Subject New York times.
Religion and the press -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Journalism, Religious -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Journalism -- Objectivity -- United States.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Press coverage -- United States.
Muslims -- Press coverage -- United States.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Religious aspects.
Variant Title Following September eleven
ISBN 9780815609865 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0815609868 (hbk. : alk. paper)