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1950

Roger Elwood

1950

Roger Elwood

$55.00

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1. Journey To The Heart Of A Century^2. Heir Of The 1930s And 1940s: Depression, World's Fair, And War^3. Things Old And New: Intellectual Life In 1950^4. Lies, Spies, And The Junior Senator From Wisconsin^5. The Protestant Establishment^6. The Church Of The Triple Crown^7. The Week The World Might Have Ended^8. African American Religion Before The Beginning^9. Evangelicals On The Rise^10. Judaism In Midpassage^11. Getting Ready For The 1950s And 1960s^

- Publisher This book, from one of the acknowledged experts in the field of American religious history, is a cultural time capsule, recovering trends, movements, endings, beginnings, and other developments in American religious life fifty years ago. It highlights the parallels and divergences between religious culture then and now.

- Publisher

The year 1950 saw the height of the postwar religious boom in America and also the depths of the Cold War. It was a year when religious enthusiasm and postwar affluence coexisted with anxiety about global communism and an ever-present nuclear threat. McCarthyism, the advent of the hydrogen bomb, and the onset of the Korean War provoked ardent and diverse responses from religious leaders and occasioned lively debate in flourishing religious journalism.

Robert Ellwood's1950is a cultural time capsule, recovering the impetus for many of today's trends, remembering endings and beginnings, and documenting many other developments in American religious life of fifty years ago. It highlights the parallels and divergences between religious culture then and now.



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1. Journey To The Heart Of A Century^2. Heir Of The 1930s And 1940s: Depression, World's Fair, And War^3. Things Old And New: Intellectual Life In 1950^4. Lies, Spies, And The Junior Senator From Wisconsin^5. The Protestant Establishment^6. The Church Of The Triple Crown^7. The Week The World Might Have Ended^8. African American Religion Before The Beginning^9. Evangelicals On The Rise^10. Judaism In Midpassage^11. Getting Ready For The 1950s And 1960s^
- Publisher

This book, from one of the acknowledged experts in the field of American religious history, is a cultural time capsule, recovering trends, movements, endings, beginnings, and other developments in American religious life fifty years ago. It highlights the parallels and divergences between religious culture then and now.
- Publisher

The year 1950 saw the height of the postwar religious boom in America and also the depths of the Cold War. It was a year when religious enthusiasm and postwar affluence coexisted with anxiety about global communism and an ever-present nuclear threat. McCarthyism, the advent of the hydrogen bomb, and the onset of the Korean War provoked ardent and diverse responses from religious leaders and occasioned lively debate in flourishing religious journalism.

Robert Ellwood's1950is a cultural time capsule, recovering the impetus for many of today's trends, remembering endings and beginnings, and documenting many other developments in American religious life of fifty years ago. It highlights the parallels and divergences between religious culture then and now.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

Roger Elwood

Roger Elwood is an accomplished science fiction writer and author of more than twenty novels including Fallen Angel, Darien , and The OSS Chronicles .

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  • Catalogue Code 197739
  • Product Code 0664258131
  • EAN 9780664258139
  • Pages 258
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date May 2000
  • Dimensions 203 x 127 x 14 mm
  • Weight 0.284kg

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