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Author Cohen, Charles L
Title Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America
Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2008
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Descript 1 online resource (394 pages)
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Series Print Culture History in Modern America Ser
Print Culture History in Modern America Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part 1: Religion and Print Culture in American History -- Religion, Print Culture, and the Bible before 1876 -- From Tracts to Mass-Market Paperbacks: Spreading the Word via the Printed Page in America from the Early National Era to the Present -- Part 2: Printing Religious Fictions and Facts,1800-1920 -- Quakers in American Print Culture, 1800-1950 -- The Mythic Mission Lands: Medical Missionary Literature, American Children, and Cultural Identity -- Joseph B. Keeler, Print Culture, and the Modernization of Mormonism, 1885-1918 -- Part 3: Print Culture and Religious Group Identity -- The Select Few: The Megiddo Message and the Building of a Community -- "Is This We Have among Us Here a Jew?" The Hillel Review and Jewish Identity at the University of Wisconsin, 1925-31 -- Part 4: The Print Culture of Fundamentalism -- Fundamentalist Cartoons, Modernist Pamphlets, and the Religious Image of Science in the Scopes Era -- Reports from the Front Lines of Fundamentalism: William Bell Riley's The Pilot and Its Correspondents, 1920-47 -- Part 5: Popular Print Culture and Consumerism,1920-50 -- The Religious Book Club: Print Culture, Consumerism, and the Spiritual Life of American Protestants between the Wars -- Psychology and Mysticism in 1940s Religion: Reading the Readers of Fosdick, Liebman, and Merton -- Part 6: Religion and Print Culture in Contemporary America -- Healing Words: Narratives of Spiritual Healing and Kathryn Kuhlman's Uses of Print Culture, 1947-76 -- New Age Feminism? Reading the Woman's "NewAge" Nonfiction Best Seller in the United States -- The Bible-zine Revolve and the Evolution of the Culturally Relevant Bible in America -- Contributors -- Index
Explores how a variety of print media--religious tracts, newsletters, cartoons, pamphlets, self-help books, mass-market paperbacks, and editions of the Bible from the King James Version to contemporary "Bible-zines"--have shaped and been shaped by experiences of faith since the Civil War
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cohen, Charles L. Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America Madison : University of Wisconsin Press,c2008 9780299225742
Subject Religious literature -- Publishing -- United States.;Religious institutions -- Publishing -- United States.;Tract societies -- United States
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Alt Author Boyer, Paul S
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