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Title Religion and the culture of print in modern America / edited by Charles L. Cohen and Paul S. Boyer
Published Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 369 pages) : illustrations
Series Print culture history in modern America
Print culture history in modern America.
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
Summary "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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Religious institutions -- Publishing -- United States.
Religious literature -- Publishing -- United States.
Tract societies -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Boyer, Paul S.
Cohen, Charles Lloyd.
LC no. 2007040160
ISBN 0299225739 (electronic bk.)
0299225747
9780299225735 (electronic bk.)
9780299225742