The rise of liberal religion: book culture and American spirituality in the twentieth century

Enlarging the faith: books and the marketing of liberal religion in a consumer culture -- Religious book club: middlebrow culture and liberal Protestant seeker spirituality -- Publishing for seekers:Eugene Exman and the religious bestsellers of Harper & Brothers -- Religious reading mobilized: t...

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Main Author: Hedstrom, Matthew S.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford University Press c 2013
In:Year: 2013
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Religion / Liberalism / Reading culture / History 1900-1945
Further subjects:B Liberalism (Religion) United States History 20th century
B Religious literature, American Publishing History 20th century
B Liberalism (Religion) (United States) History 20th century
B Religious literature, American Publishing History 20th century
B United States Religion 1901-1945
B United States Religion 1945-
B United States Religion 20th century
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Summary:Enlarging the faith: books and the marketing of liberal religion in a consumer culture -- Religious book club: middlebrow culture and liberal Protestant seeker spirituality -- Publishing for seekers:Eugene Exman and the religious bestsellers of Harper & Brothers -- Religious reading mobilized: the book programs of World War II -- Inventing interfaith: the wartime reading campaign of the National Conference Of Christians And Jews -- Religious reading in the wake of war: American spirituality in the 1940s
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-262) and index
ISBN:0195374495