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God's agents : Biblical publicity in contemporary England

Author: Matthew Eric Engelke
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
Series: Anthropology of Christianity, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1 [edition]View all editions and formats
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A study of how religion goes public in today's world. Based on over three years of anthropological research, Matthew Engelke traces how a small group of socially committed Christians tackles the challenge of publicity within what it understands to be a largely secular culture.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Eric Engelke
ISBN: 9780520280465 0520280466 9780520280472 0520280474
OCLC Number: 838792446
Description: xxvi, 292 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: A NOTE TO THE READER ACKNOWLEDGMENTS PREFACE INTRODUCTION CHAPTER ONE. Angels in Swindon: On the Production of Ambient Faith CHAPTER TWO. The Semiotics of Relevance: Campaigning to Culture CHAPTER THREE. Kingdom and Christendom CHAPTER FOUR. Doing God: Theos and Public Theology CHAPTER FIVE. Good Trouble and Good Timing: The Theology of Publicity CHAPTER SIX. Reasonable Religion CONCLUSION REFERENCES
Series Title: Anthropology of Christianity, 15.
Responsibility: Matthew Engelke.

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