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

Displacing the divine : the minister in the mirror of American fiction, Douglas Alan Walrath

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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For more than forty years, Douglas Alan Walrath has tracked changing patterns of belief and church participation in American society, and his research has revealed a particularly fascinating trend: portrayals of ministers in American fiction mirror changing perceptions of the Protestant church and a Protestant God. --from publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walrath, Douglas Alan
Dewey number
813/.00935823
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.C55
LC item number
W36 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Religion and American culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Clergy in literature
  • Christianity and literature
Label
Displacing the divine : the minister in the mirror of American fiction, Douglas Alan Walrath
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
463307558
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 379 pages
Isbn
9780231521802
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2009045476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)463307558
Label
Displacing the divine : the minister in the mirror of American fiction, Douglas Alan Walrath
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
463307558
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 379 pages
Isbn
9780231521802
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2009045476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)463307558

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