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Televangelism and American culture

the business of popular religion

by Quentin J. Schultze

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Published by Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Television in religion -- United States,
    • Religious broadcasting -- Christianity,
    • Popular culture -- United States,
    • United States -- Church history -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-259) and index.

      StatementQuentin J. Schultze.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV656.3 .S385 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination264 p. ;
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888058M
      ISBN 100801083192
      LC Control Number90049378

      Jerry Falwell, American religious leader, televangelist, and founder of the Moral Majority, a political organization for the promotion of conservative social values. As a radio evangelist, he paved the path for televangelism even as Percy Bartimus Crawford became the first ever documented televangelist. Christianity emphasizes on preaching the gospel to the whole world and this is what televangelists strive to achieve through their televised preaching which the whole world can access.

      Televangelism and American Culture-The Business of Popular Religion, by Schultze, Quentin J.. Paul Romstad. Article Type: Review. Publication Date: 1/1/ Issue: Luke-Acts (Vol. 12, No 1, Winter, ) Download Article PDF. The connections between American popular culture and religion is the subject of this multifaceted and innovative collection. Ranging from religious themes in cowboy fiction to Madonna's "Like a Prayer," from televangelism to the world of sports, the book's contributors offer fascinating insights into what popular culture reveals about the nature of American religion today.

      Click to read more about Televangelism and American Culture: The Business of Popular Religion by Quentin J. Schultze. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. A great deal is being written these days about the increasing role of religion in American life, and in particular, its political life. A recent book by best selling author Kevin Phillips, entitled American Theocracy (Penguin Books, Viking Group, ) details the central role religion now plays in writers -- sociologists, historians, cultural analysists -- have described the.


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Televangelism and American Culture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Twenty-five years after its original publication, this book remains an excellent overview and analysis of televangelism, particularly in the s.

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Televangelism and American Culture The first of the televangelists to attract widespread attention from the national media, scholars, and the nonevangelical public was Jerry Falwell. In Falwell founded the Moral Majority. Denis J. Bekkering’s American Televangelism & Participatory Cultures is a solid addition to religion and popular culture ng on participatory fan cultures that arose around two prominent late s televangelists—Robert Tilton and Tammy Faye Messner (formerly Bakker)—Bekkering invites us into a world of participatory fandom where people who see.

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Tim Dowling goes Christian channel-surfing. Televangelism has a long and inglorious history in America, studded with financial corruption and sexual scandals. Initially an American phenomenon, televangelism refers to the use of television for Christian missionary outreach, of an evangelical fundamentalist type, usually incarnated in a single leadership figure, which became particularly prominent in the s as a result of shifts in broadcasting policies regulated by the United States Federal Communications Commission.

Prime time preachers: The rising power of televangelism. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. Schultze, Quentin. Televangelism and American culture: The business of popular religion. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House. Walton, Jonathan L. Watch this. The ethics and aesthetics of Black televangelism.

New York: New York University Press. American Televangelism By JEFFREY K. HADDEN American culture since the very beginning of radio. Over the decades, ABSTRACT. Religious broadcasting has been an integral part of religious broadcasters have periodically generated considerable con-troversy as they have used the airwaves to transmit unorthodox spiritual and political messages.

The Handmaid’s Tale is always discussed as a feminist warning of sorts, and has also been interpreted as a commentary on sexism in the book of Genesis. But some of what Atwood describes wasn’t. In this book, first published inthe significance of televangelism in America is examined in detail.

This well-informed, measured analysis includes discussion of the place of televangelism in the history of American Protestantism; the styles of leading TV preachers and the televangelical star system; the relation of televangelism to conservatism and : Taylor & Francis.

Televangelism and American Culture: The Business of Popular Religion by Schultze, Quentin J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book examines unintended participatory cultures and media surrounding the American televangelists Robert Tilton and Tammy Faye Bakker-Messner.

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Schultze. argues that television evangelism is a particularly American phenomenon deeply rooted in American culture and largely heretical in terms of orthodox Christianity.

well-documented book deserving a wide audience. For general readers and all.This book challenges supply-side religious economy and branding approaches, suggestions of novelty in religion and new media studies, and the emphasis on devotion in research on religion and fandom.

It reorients research on religion and popular culture to look at how we actually use religious media. This book takes a careful and important look into a segment of the American Church that has often been ignored by scholars, Black Televangelism.

Whether we like it or not, Televangelism is has far reaching impacts on people, culture, and the Church/5.