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The Resource Displacing the divine : the minister in the mirror of American fiction, Douglas Alan Walrath, (electronic resource)

Displacing the divine : the minister in the mirror of American fiction, Douglas Alan Walrath, (electronic resource)

Label
Displacing the divine : the minister in the mirror of American fiction
Title
Displacing the divine
Title remainder
the minister in the mirror of American fiction
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Alan Walrath
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1933-
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Walrath, Douglas Alan
Dewey number
813/.00935823
LC call number
PS374.C55
LC item number
W36 2010
Series statement
Religion and American culture
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  • American fiction
  • Clergy in literature
  • Christianity and literature
Label
Displacing the divine : the minister in the mirror of American fiction, Douglas Alan Walrath, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-370) and index
Contents
Introduction: Fiction as a mirror of culture -- Exposing the divine : 1790s-1850s -- Faltering fathers and devious divines : popular images. Misfits in America ; Harsh Puritans and fanatical Calvinists ; Scoundrels in collars -- Clerics in contention : church images. Liberal challengers ; Faithful Calvinists ; Precarious pastors -- Vulnerable divines : radical images. Victims of their believing ; Perpetrators of oppression ; Exposing the divine -- Discrediting the divine : 1860s-1920s -- Compulsives and accommodators : popular images (1). Compelled believers ; Compulsive believers ; Accommodating believers ; Prudent believers -- Con men in collars and heroes of the cloth : popular images (2). Phony preachers ; Muscular ministers ; Gallant parsons -- Activist preachers and their detractors : popular images (3). Social ministers ; Entrenched reactionaries ; Social activists ; Utopian idealists -- Champions of the faith : church images. Muscular believers ; Social evangelicals -- Foundering divines : radical images. Inept contenders ; Anachronisms -- Flawed divines : radical images. Weak and impotent men ; Pretenders, deceivers, and commercial preachers -- The legacy : 1930s-2000s -- Fallen divines : some contemporary images. Deprived preachers : a radical image ; Comic Calvinists : a popular and church image ; Human divines : a popular image -- Conclusion: The legacy of the displaced divine. The displacing : a summary ; The legacy
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000435555
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780231151061
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009045476
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000435555
Label
Displacing the divine : the minister in the mirror of American fiction, Douglas Alan Walrath, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-370) and index
Contents
Introduction: Fiction as a mirror of culture -- Exposing the divine : 1790s-1850s -- Faltering fathers and devious divines : popular images. Misfits in America ; Harsh Puritans and fanatical Calvinists ; Scoundrels in collars -- Clerics in contention : church images. Liberal challengers ; Faithful Calvinists ; Precarious pastors -- Vulnerable divines : radical images. Victims of their believing ; Perpetrators of oppression ; Exposing the divine -- Discrediting the divine : 1860s-1920s -- Compulsives and accommodators : popular images (1). Compelled believers ; Compulsive believers ; Accommodating believers ; Prudent believers -- Con men in collars and heroes of the cloth : popular images (2). Phony preachers ; Muscular ministers ; Gallant parsons -- Activist preachers and their detractors : popular images (3). Social ministers ; Entrenched reactionaries ; Social activists ; Utopian idealists -- Champions of the faith : church images. Muscular believers ; Social evangelicals -- Foundering divines : radical images. Inept contenders ; Anachronisms -- Flawed divines : radical images. Weak and impotent men ; Pretenders, deceivers, and commercial preachers -- The legacy : 1930s-2000s -- Fallen divines : some contemporary images. Deprived preachers : a radical image ; Comic Calvinists : a popular and church image ; Human divines : a popular image -- Conclusion: The legacy of the displaced divine. The displacing : a summary ; The legacy
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000435555
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780231151061
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009045476
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000435555

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