Popular Religion and Popular Culture
Normal Price: $82.99
Your Price: $74.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.73 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Great Awakenings by Marshall William Fishwick
Book DescriptionAs religious fervor grows, Dr. Fishwick, a recipient of the Ray and Pat Browne Award for Lifetime Achievement from The American Culture Association, takes a sweeping look at religion in the United States--the country with the highest church attendance in the Western world. Popular religion can take many shapes and forms. It can wax and wane, but it cannot be eliminated or ignored. That is what prompted him to write Great Awakenings: Popular Religion and Popular Culture. He ponders how religion affects American life and popular culture, and why religion has become a major force in contemporary politics. How has the Electronic Revolution furthered the religious right? What does popular religion tell us about popular culture? And about our faith? He identifies and explores five great religious revivals or "Great Awakenings:" * the Atlantic Seaboard Awakening * the Urban Awakening * the Modernist Awakening * the Celebrity Preacher Awakening * the Electronic Awakening Fishwick explores the current events preceding and during each awakening, its leaders, followers, and critics. Great Awakenings gives a new understanding of the American religious past and leaves us with an anticipation for the next great awakening.
Buy Great Awakenings book by Marshall William Fishwick from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781560238584
(216mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Harrington Park Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marshall William Fishwick
Cicero, Classicism and Popular Culture, Hardback (December 2006)View all books by Marshall William Fishwick
Marcus Tullius Cicero was a poet, philosopher, writer, scholar, barrister, statesman, patriot and the linguist who helped make Lating into a universal language. This text explores the fascinating man behind the eloquence and his monumental effect on language, Morality and popularity of Western civilisation.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Great Awakenings book by Marshall William Fishwick and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.