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    Televangelism Reconsidered: Ritual in the Search for Human Community (American Academy of Religion Studies in Religion) (Paperback) By (author) Bobby Chris Alexander

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    DescriptionBy closely examining four television programs--Falwell's "The Old-Time Gospel Hour," Robertson's "700 Club," the Bakkers' "PTL Club," and the telecasts of Jimmy Swaggart--this work considers the attraction of televangelism for its conservative Christian audience. It argues that televangelism, as ritual performance, both legitimates the beliefs of viewers and at the same time adapts other beliefs of its viewers to the broader culture.


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    Title
    Televangelism Reconsidered
    Subtitle
    Ritual in the Search for Human Community
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bobby Chris Alexander
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781555409074
    ISBN 10: 1555409075
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BISAC V2.8: REL030000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    Libri: I-PR
    BIC subject category V2: HR
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000, LAN008000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25400
    BISAC V2.8: PER010030, REL079000, REL012120
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 269.260973
    DC22: 269/.26/0973, 269.260973
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: BV656.3 .A43 1994
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: 94019987
    Thema V1.0: QR
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Scholars Press
    Publication date
    02 January 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Atlanta