American possessions : fighting demons in the contemporary United States (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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American possessions : fighting demons in the contemporary United States

Author: Sean McCloud
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'American Possessions' examines contemporary American religious culture through the themes of a 'consuming convert's republic', 'the haunted present', and 'the therapeutic'. The work argues that US religious culture in the twenty-first century can be characterised as immersed in and constitutive of an era of possessions - of both consumer goods and spirit entities such as ghosts and demons - and that these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean McCloud
ISBN: 9780190205362 0190205369
OCLC Number: 1120645548
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurs electrònic)
Contents: Delivering the world --
Possessed possessions, defiled land, and the horrors of history --
The gothic therapeutic --
Haunting desires : agency in an era of possessions.
Responsibility: Sean McCloud.

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American Possessions examines Third Wave evangelical spiritual warfare, a contemporary movement of evangelicals focused on banishing demons from human bodies, material objects, land, regions,  Read more...

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In an understudied field, McCloud's analysis is a welcomed addition due to his concise argument, fair criticisms, and well-organized work on a topic that is often dismissed. * J. Tyler Odle, Reading Read more...

 
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