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Author LinkHedstrom, Matthew.
Title LinkThe rise of liberal religion : book culture and American spirituality in the twentieth century / Matthew S. Hedstrom.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
Description 278 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-262) and index.
Contents Contents: Enlarging the faith : books and the marketing of liberal religion in a consumer culture -- The religious book club : middlebrow culture and liberal Protestant seeker spirituality -- Publishing for seekers : Eugene Exman and the religious bestsellers of Harper & Brothers -- Religious reading mobilized : the book programs of World War II -- Inventing interfaith : the wartime reading campaign of the National Conference of Christians and Jews -- Religious reading in the wake of war : American spirituality in the 1940s.
Subject LinkUnited States -- Religion -- History -- 20th century.
LinkLiberalism (Religion) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
LinkReligious literature, American -- Publishing -- History -- 20th century.

System Number 000661941
ISBN Link9780195374490

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