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Title The Bible in American life / edited by Philip Goff, Arthur E. Farnsley II, Peter J. Thuesen
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (xxii, 432 pages)
Contents The Bible in American life today / by Philip Goff, Arthur Farnsley, and Peter Thuesen -- America's first Bible : native uses, abuses, and re-uses of the Indian Bible of 1663 / by Linford D. Fisher -- The debate over prophetic evidence for the authority of the Bible in Cotton Mather's Biblia Americana / by Jan Stievermann -- Navigating the loss of interpretive innocence : reading the enlightenment Bible in early modern America / by Robert E. Brown -- Reading the Bible in a Romantic era / by Beth Schweiger -- The origins of whiteness and the black (biblical) imagination : the Bible in the slave narrative tradition / by emerson B. Powery -- Biblical women in the woman's exponent : the Bible in nineteenth-century Mormonism / by Amy Easton-Flake -- Scriptualizing religion and ethnicity : the circle seven Koran / by Sylvester Johnson -- Reading the Bible in war and crisis to know the future / by Matthew Avery Sutton -- Reference bibles and interpretive authority / by B.M. Pietsch -- The soul's train : the Bible and southern folk and popular music / by Paul Harvey -- Where two or three are gathered : the adult Bible class movement and the social life of Scripture / by Christopher D. Cantwell -- The word is true : King James onlyism and the quest for certainty in American evangelical life / by Jason A. Hentschel -- Selling trust : the Living Bible and the business of biblicism / by Daniel Vaca -- The Bible and the legacy of first wave feminism / by Claudia Setzer -- Let us be attentive : the orthodox study Bible, converts, and the debate on orthodox lay uses of Scripture / by Garrett Spivey -- The continuing distinctive role of the Bible in American lives : a comparative analysis / by Corwin Smidt -- Emerging trends in American children's Bibles, 1990-2015 / by Russell W. Dalton -- The curious case of the Christian Bible and the U.S. Constitution : challenges for educators teaching the Bible in a multi-religious context / by John F. Kutsko -- Transforming practice : American Bible reading in digital culture / by John B. Weaver -- Readers and their e-bibles : the shape and authority of the hypertext canon / by Bryan Bibb -- How American women and men read the Bible / by Amanda Friesen -- Feels right exegesis : qualitative research on how millennials read the Bible / by J. Derrick Lemons -- Crowning the King : the use of production and reception studies to determine the most popular English-language Bible translation in contemporary America / by Paul Gutjahr -- Literalism as creativity : intertextuality in making a biblical theme park / by James S. Bielo -- The Bible in the evangelical imagination / by Daniel Silliman -- Feeling the word : sensing Scripture at Salvation Mountain / by Sara M. Patterson -- The Bible : then and now / by Mark Noll
Summary This work is an interdisciplinary reflection on the ways Americans use the Bible in their personal lives. It considers how other influences, including religious communities and the internet, have shaped and continue to form individuals' comprehension of scripture
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SUBJECT Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- United States
Bible -- Study and teaching -- United States
Bible -- Reading -- United States
Bible -- Publication and distribution -- United States
Bible -- Influence.
Bible. fast (OCoLC)fst01356024
Subject Religion and culture -- United States
Religion and politics -- United States
BIBLES -- General.
RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- General.
RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- Handbooks.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Religion and culture.
Religion and politics.
SUBJECT United States -- Religion.
Subject United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Goff, Philip, 1964- editor.
Farnsley, Arthur Emery, editor
Thuesen, Peter Johannes, 1971- editor.
LC no. 2016032236
ISBN 9780190468934