The Bible in American Life (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
456
Utgivningsdatum
2017-04-27
Förlag
OUP USA
Medarbetare
Farnsley, Arthur / Thuesen, Peter
Dimensioner
234 x 158 x 31 mm
Vikt
884 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780190468910
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The Bible in American Life is a sustained, collaborative reflection on the ways Americans use the Bible in their personal lives. It also considers how other influences, including religious communities and the internet, shape individuals' comprehension and engagement with scripture.
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Kipp Gilmore-Clough, Religion The breadth of the essays on offer in this volume is truly impressive... This book, or selected essays in it, could be put to excellent use in a variety of college courses, whether introductory or higher level, as well as being of use to anyone who wants to learn and think deeply about the historic and ongoing presence and influence of the Bible in daily American life.


Zen Hess, Christian Century In this impressive collection, 30 scholars contribute to an immense sociological review of who reads the Bible, how they read it, and how their reading has shaped American culture.... Goff, Farnsley, and Thuesen have prepared a feast full of fat insights and sweet research. The questions they raise will enable pastors and professors to better prepare sermons and classes with an eye toward ecumenical dialogue.


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Philip Goff is the Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture and Chancellor's Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, and History at IUPUI. Since 2000, he has been co-editor of Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation. His current research is focused on the history of religious radio in the United States. Arthur E Farnsley II is director of the Indiana University Center for Civic Literacy and Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture at IUPUI. His books have been about the politics of the Southern Baptist Convention, the role of congregations in faith-based welfare reform, and the ways religious culture shapes and is shaped by urban growth and development. His popular writing has appeared in Christianity Today, Christian Century, and in newspapers across the country, as well as in his most recent book, Flea Market Jesus. Peter J. Thuesen is Professor of Religious Studies at IUPUI and Co-Editor of Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation. His publications include Predestination: The American Career of a Contentious Doctrine (OUP) and In Discordance with the Scriptures: American Protestant Battles over Translating the Bible (OUP).

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Introduction Part One: Overview 1. "The Bible in American Life Today" by Philip Goff, Arthur Farnsley, and Peter Thuesen Part Two: Past 2. "America's First Bible: Native Uses, Abuses, and Re-uses of the Indian Bible of 1663" by Linford D. Fisher 3. "The Debate over Prophetic Evidence for the Authority of the Bible in Cotton Mather's Biblia Americana" by Jan Stievermann 4. "Navigating the Loss of Interpretive Innocence: Reading the 'Enlightenment' Bible in Early Modern America" by Robert E. Brown 5. "Reading the Bible in a Romantic Era" by Beth Schweiger 6. "The Origins of Whiteness and the Black (Biblical) Imagination: The Bible in the 'Slave Narrative' Tradition" by Emerson B. Powery 7. "Biblical Women in the Woman's Exponent: The Bible in Nineteenth-Century Mormonism" by Amy Easton-Flake 8. "Scriptualizing Religion and Ethnicity: The Circle Seven Koran" by Sylvester Johnson 9. "Reading the Bible in War and Crisis to Know the Future" by Matthew Avery Sutton 10. "Reference Bibles and Interpretive Authority" by B.M. Pietsch 11. "The Soul's Train: The Bible and Southern Folk and Popular Music" by Paul Harvey 12. "Where Two or Three are Gathered: The Adult Bible Class Movement and the Social Life of Scripture" by Christopher D. Cantwell 13. "The Word is True: King James Onlyism and the Quest for Certainty in American Evangelical Life" by Jason A. Hentschel 14. "Selling Trust: The Living Bible and the Business of Biblicism" by Daniel Vaca 15. "The Bible and the Legacy of First Wave Feminism" by Claudia Setzer 16. "Let Us Be Attentive: The Orthodox Study Bible, Converts, and the Debate on Orthodox Lay Uses of Scripture" by Garrett Spivey Part Three: Present 17. "The Continuing Distinctive Role of the Bible in American Lives: A Comparative Analysis" by Corwin Smidt 18. "Emerging Trends in American Children's Bibles, 1990-2015" by Russell W. Dalton 19. "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 20. "Transforming Practice: American Bible Reading in Digital Culture" by John B. Weaver 21. "Readers and their E-Bibles: The Shape and Authority of the Hypertext Canon" by Bryan Bibb 22. "How American Women and Men Read the Bible" by Amanda Friesen 23. "Feels Right Exegesis: Qualitative Research on How Millennials Read the Bible" by J. Derrick Lemons 24. "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 25. "Literalism as Creativity: Intertextuality in Making a Biblical Theme Park" by James S. Bielo 26. "The Bible in the Evangelical Imagination" by Daniel Silliman 27. "Feeling the Word: Sensing Scripture at Salvation Mountain" by Sara M. Patterson Part Four: Retrospective 28. "The Bible: Then and Now" by Mark Noll