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The Bible and American Culture free pdf From political speeches to pop songs, the biblical presence in American culture is hard to ignore. This sourcebook gathers and contextualizes a remarkable series of primary texts to illuminate the varied uses of the Bible in American life. Topics covered include the publication and distribution of the Bible, the use of the Bible in debates over slavery, homosexuality, feminism and civil rights, and biblical sources in works of art, music, poetry and fiction. The book provides a clear understanding of the centrality and influence of the Bible from the period of the first European settlers to the present day. It is invaluable for students taking courses on religion and American culture, and on the history of religion in the United States.

About Claudia Setzer

Claudia Setzer is Professor of Religious Studies at Manhattan College, USA David Shefferman is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Manhattan College, USA

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Author : Claudia Setzer
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 06 May 2011
ISBN : 0415578116
EAN : 9780415578110
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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