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Religion and the culture of print in modern America

Author: Charles Lloyd Cohen; Paul S Boyer
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2008.
Series: Print culture history in modern America.
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"Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America 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 "Biblezines"--Have shaped and been shaped by experiences of faith since the Civil War."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Religion and the culture of print in modern America.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2008
(DLC) 2007040160
(OCoLC)175053863
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Lloyd Cohen; Paul S Boyer
ISBN: 9780299225735 0299225739 0299225747 9780299225742
OCLC Number: 550534200
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 369 p.) : ill.
Contents: Religion, print culture, and the Bible before 1876 / Charles L. Cohen --
From tracts to mass-market paperbacks: spreading the word via the printed page in America from the early national era to the present / Paul S. Boyer --
Quakers in American print culture, 1800-1950 / James Emmett Ryan --
The mythic mission lands: medical missionary literature, American children, and cultural identity / Rennie B. Schoepflin --
Joseph B. Keeler, print culture, and the modernization of Mormonism, 1885-1918 / David J. Whittaker --
The select few: the Megiddo message and the building of a community / Gari-Anne Patzwald --
"Is this we have among us here a Jew?" The Hillel review and Jewish identity at the University of Wisconsin, 1925-31 / Jonathan Z.S. Pollack --
Fundamentalist cartoons, modernist pamphlets, and the religious image of science in the Scopes era / Edward B. Davis --
Reports from the front lines of fundamentalism: William Bell Riley's The Pilot and its correspondents, 1920-47 / William Vance Trollinger Jr. --
The religious book club: print culture, consumerism, and the spiritual life of American Protestants between the wars / Erin A. Smith --
Psychology and mysticism in 1940s religion: reading the readers of Fosdick, Liebman, and Merton / Matthew S. Hedstrom --
Healing words: narratives of spiritual healing and Kathryn Kuhlman's uses of print culture, 1947-76 / Candy Gunther Brown --
New Age feminism? Reading the woman's "New Age" nonfiction best seller in the United States / Karlyn Crowley --
The Bible-zine Revolve and the evolution of the culturally relevant Bible in America / Paul C. Gutjahr.
Series Title: Print culture history in modern America.
Responsibility: edited by Charles L. Cohen and Paul S. Boyer.

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"Reveals the tremendous power of print to create communities and sustain assumptions. A fascinating foray into the modern religious worlds made by the word." - Peter J. Thuesen, Indiana University - Read more...

 
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