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The Resource Our great big American God : a short history of our ever-growing deity, Matthew Paul Turner

Our great big American God : a short history of our ever-growing deity, Matthew Paul Turner

Label
Our great big American God : a short history of our ever-growing deity
Title
Our great big American God
Title remainder
a short history of our ever-growing deity
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Paul Turner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Americans love God. We stamp God on our money, our bumper stickers, and our bodies. With a church on nearly every street, it's hard to deny our country's deep connection with the divine. Whip-smart and provocative, Turner explores the United States' vast influence on God, told through an amazing true history of faith, politics, and evangelical pyrotechnics. From Puritans to Pentecostals, from progressives to mega-pastors, Turner examines how American history and ideals transformed our perception of God. Fearless and funny, this is the definitive guide to the American experience of the Almighty -- a story so bizarre, incredible, and entertaining that it could only be made in the U.S.A. Ultimately, Turner dares to ask: Does God control the future of America -- or is it the other way around?
Summary
A culture critic and author discusses how America changed God through an examination of the history of faith, politics and Christian religions in America, from the Puritans to progressives and mega-churches
Writing style
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10351328
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Turner, Matthew Paul
Dewey number
277.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christianity
  • United States
  • God (Christianity)
  • Christianity
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a short history of our ever-growing deity
Label
Our great big American God : a short history of our ever-growing deity, Matthew Paul Turner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An American resurrection of God -- The total depravity of God -- God in the hands of angry people -- The evangelicals are coming! -- The independence of God -- The divided states of God -- God's American fundamentals -- God's mission according to America -- Holy American spirit! -- One nation under gods
Control code
ocn860755475
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 241 pages
Isbn
9781455547340
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014007388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)860755475
Label
Our great big American God : a short history of our ever-growing deity, Matthew Paul Turner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An American resurrection of God -- The total depravity of God -- God in the hands of angry people -- The evangelicals are coming! -- The independence of God -- The divided states of God -- God's American fundamentals -- God's mission according to America -- Holy American spirit! -- One nation under gods
Control code
ocn860755475
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 241 pages
Isbn
9781455547340
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014007388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)860755475

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