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Making the American religious fringe : exotics, subversives, and journalists, 1955-1993

Author: Sean McCloud
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004.
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In an examination of religion coverage in Time, Newsweek, Life, The Saturday Evening Post, Ebony, Christianity Today, National Review, and other news magazines, Sean McCloud combines religious history and social theory to analyze how and why mass-market magazines depicted religions as "mainstream" or "fringe" in the post-World War II United States.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCloud, Sean.
Making the American religious fringe.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003016079
(OCoLC)52765833
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean McCloud
ISBN: 0807863661 9780807863664 0807828297 9780807828298 0807854964 9780807854969
OCLC Number: 57759008
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 269 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Exoticism and the dangers of religious zeal: differentiating fringe from mainstream, 1955-1965 --
Race, class, and the subversive Cold War other: depicting the Nation of Islam, 1959-1965 --
The Buddha, the Hobbit, and the Christ: depicting the middle-class fringe, 1966-1972 --
Making the cult menace: brainwashing, deprogramming, mass suicide, and other heresies, 1973-1979 --
Essentializing the margins: the American religious fringe into the nineties.
Responsibility: Sean McCloud.
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