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Out of the mouths of babes : girl evangelists in the flapper era

Author: Thomas A Robinson; Lanette R Ruff
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Religion in America series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 1920s marked one of the greatest cultural shifts in American life, and the risque flapper became the icon of the period. But there was a counter image of the feminine; the decade was also the golden age for girl evangelists who defended traditional morals and traditional Christian beliefs and attitudes.
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print:
Robinson, Thomas A.
Out of the mouths of babes.
2012
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Robinson; Lanette R Ruff
ISBN: 9780199919192 0199919194
OCLC Number: 939963520
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. The Golden Age of Girl Evangelists ; 2. Cures for the Body and Soul ; 3. The Changing Face of American Religion ; 4. Women Preachers ; 5. A Revolution in Manners and Morals ; 6. Girl Evangelists Versus the Flappers ; 7. The Sexual Side of Selling Salvation ; 8. The Poster Child of Girl Evangelists ; 9. The Girls as Children ; 10. The Girls as Adults ; 11. The Girls as Evangelists ; 12. Preaching as Performance ; 13. The Girls and the Media ; 14. Criticism and Decline ; 15. Exiting the Stage ; 16. Explaining the Phenomenon ; Appendix A: The Importance of the Newspaper Record ; Appendix B: Brief Biographies ; Appendix C: List of Girl Evangelists (1920s and 1930s) ; Bibliography: Newspaper and Magazine Accounts of Girl Evangelists ; General Bibliography
Series Title: Religion in America series.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Robinson and Lanette R. Ruff.
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