Roadside Religion: In Search of the Sacred, the Strange, and the Substance of Faith
Beacon Press, 1 de maig 2006 - 224 pàgines
In the summer of 2002, Timothy K. Beal loaded his family into a twenty-nine-foot-long motor home and hit the rural highways of America in search of roadside religious attractions-sites like the World's Largest Ten Commandments and Precious Moments Chapel. Roadside Religion tells of his attempts to understand the meaning of these places as expressions of religious imagination and experience, and to encounter faith in all its awesome absurdity.
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In the conclusion, Beal confesses that he has not written the kind of book that he thought he was writing. "The book I intended to write ABOUT religion has become...a RELIGIOUS book." I can think of ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
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A personal tour of America's roadside Christian kitsch as an earnest and at the same time a condescending religion professor (Case Western Reserve) hauls his family around the country in an RV.It's ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
MAGIC KINGDOM COME
STATIONS OF THE COURSE
THE WORLDS LARGEST TEN COMMANDMENTS
ISNT IT JUST PRECIOUS?
MR BROWNS CABINET OF PRAYERS
ORA ET LABORA
FOLK ART CHURCH
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Timothy Kandler Beal
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