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Author Engelke, Matthew, 1972-

Title God's Agents : Biblical Publicity in Contemporary England
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013
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Series The anthropology of Christianity ; 15
Anthropology of Christianity ; 15
Summary The British and Foreign Bible Society is one of the most illustrious Christian charities in the United Kingdom. Founded by evangelicals in the early nineteenth century and inspired by developments in printing technology, its goal has always been to make Bibles universally available. Over the past several decades, though, Bible Society has faced a radically different world, especially in its work in England. Where the Society once had a grateful and engaged reading public, it now faces apathy-even antipathy-for its cause. These days, it seems, no one in England wants a Bible, and no one wants o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-266) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject British and Foreign Bible Society.
Bible -- Publication and distribution -- Great Britain.
Evangelistic work -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520957105 (electronic bk.)
1299952852 (electronic bk.)
9780520957107 (electronic bk.)
9781299952850 (electronic bk.)