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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Making the American religious fringe.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004
|Material Type:||Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|ISBN:||0807863661 9780807863664 0807828297 9780807828298 0807854964 9780807854969|
|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.
McCloud examines how popular and religious American magazines ("Time", "Newsweek", "Life", "Esquire", "Ebony", "Christianity Today", and "National Review", among others) helped shape the popular