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religious critic in American culture

by William D. Dean

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Religious thought -- United States -- 20th century.,
    • Religion and culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Religion -- 1945-,
    • United States -- Religion -- 1901-1945.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- History -- Philosophy.,
    • United States -- Moral conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-247) and index.

      StatementWilliam Dean.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2525 .D43 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 256 p. ;
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1431230M
      ISBN 100791421139, 0791421147
      LC Control Number93042683

      --The authority of the Christian critic --The strategic aims of Christian criticism --The deployment of the principles of Christian criticism --pt. 2 The dogmatic content of practical theology --Practical and systematic theology --The principle of faith --The gospel of Jesus Christ --The identity of Christ the preacher --The sufficiency of Christ's work --Man's being as history --The quarrel over history --The . The Religion, Culture, and History Series, formerly known as the Cultural Criticism Series, publishes scholarly work that addresses the relation between religious studies and cultural studies/theory. It brings new and disparate voices into the academic debate on issues related to the interdependence of cultural and religious phenomena. By emphasizing the religious dimensions of culture and the.

      African American literary theory and cultural criticism, these critics seek to retrieve black cinema, music and literary productions from the margins of American life. The goal of 1 Cornel West, Race Matters (New York: Vintage Books, ), File Size: KB.   Video Version: Overview – To briefly summarize, the lessons in the novel are: 1) This book is wise, and if you can't see that you're a stupid barbarian 2) Nature gives you legitimate and accurate signals based on your personal affairs 3) The universe will conspire to .

      The notion of culture, and American culture, creates a focus and exploration into what it means to be an American. Cultural diversity, multiculturalism, racism, cultural sensitivity and political correctness add to the plethora of considerations in determining what this culture is. American culture comprises a pattern of real cultural diversity.   A New York based author Eleanor Heartney is a contributing editor for Art in America, but has also written extensively for other publications such as The New Art Examiner, Washington Post, Artnews, and the New York also authored several books, including Art and Now, Defending Complexity: Art, Politics and the New World Order, Critical Condition: American Culture at the .


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