Vol 40, No 1 (2015)

Visible/Invisible: Religion, Media, and the Public Sphere

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Visitors take photos of Pope Francis as he speaks from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (Associated Press Photo/Michael Sohn).

Table of Contents

Guest Editorial

Visible/Invisible: Religion, Media, and the Public Sphere
Jeremy Stolow, Alexandra Boutros


A Semiotics of Infinite Translucence: The Exoteric and Esoteric in Ismaili Muslim Hermeneutics
Karim H. Karim
La médiatisation de « l’affaire de la burqa » en France : stratégies de visibilité et crise iconique
Camila Arêas
Stewarding the Subtle Politics of Technical Objects: Perspectives on the Immediacy of Evangelical Worship Practice
Laurie Baker
Quand la droite nationaliste montre les minarets : la médiatisation ambiguë d’une initiative populaire en Suisse
Philippe Gonzalez
Hinduism in the News: The Shifting Role of Religion and the Media in Canadian Public Life
Richard Mann
The In/Visibility of Mothering Against the Norm in Francophone Contexts: Private and Public Discourses in the Mediation of “Natural Parenting”
Florence Pasche Guignard


A Note on Non-Ostentatious Religious Signs
Jeremy Stolow


Deus In Machina
Ira Wagman
Manuel d'analyse du Web en sciences humaines et sociales
Ghada Touir
The Democratic Imagination: Envisioning Popular Power in the Twenty-First Century
Delia Dumitrica
Freedom of Expression Revisited: Citizenship and Journalism in the Digital Era
Blair McDonald
Nouveaux Cahiers du socialisme, numéro 11 : Médias, journalisme et société
Dominique Trudel
Status Update: Celebrity, Publicity, and Branding in the Social Media Age
Maggie MacAulay
Dans le blanc des yeux : Diversité, racisme et médias
Elisabeth Mercier
Buy It Now: Lessons from EBay
Lisa Sumner
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