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Religious Communication Theories

  • By: Janice Schuetz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Religious communication theories assume that the meaning and purpose of life derive from a faith tradition grounded in scriptures (holy books), doctrines (collective teachings and beliefs), and communal religious experiences. The Latin word for religious likely derives from religo, ...

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