Title

Our Ladies of the Airwaves: Dr. Laura, Judge Judy, and the New Public Confessional

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2000

Publication Title

God in the Details: American Religion in Everyday Life

Department

Religion

Abstract

This text seeks to account for the blurred boundary between religion and pop culture in America. It explores some of the unexpected places religion appears such as on telvision, lyrics and sport and also examines the "megachurches" who use the language of commodities to sell God.