The Resource Heaven in the American imagination, Gary Scott Smith

Heaven in the American imagination, Gary Scott Smith

Label
Heaven in the American imagination
Title
Heaven in the American imagination
Statement of responsibility
Gary Scott Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Gary Scott Smith poses two major questions: How have Americans viewed heaven? And how have they believed people get there? He argues that Americans in all periods have agreed about some aspects of heavenly life, but that the predominant conception of heaven has varied from era to era
Action
EBL dda
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
236/.240973
Index
index present
LC call number
BT846.3
LC item number
.S65 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Heaven in the American imagination, Gary Scott Smith
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Puritans: celebrating the glory of heaven -- Jonathan Edwards and the first great awakening: heaven is a world of love -- The early national era and the second great awakening -- Heaven as home: the Victorians and heaven, 1830-1870 -- Slavery, the Civil War, and heaven -- Heaven in the gilded age: Dwight Moody and the princes of the pulpit -- Heaven in the progressive years: personal growth, service, and reform -- Shifting conceptions of heaven from the roaring twenties to the fabulous fifties -- New currents and old streams, 1960-2000 -- Heaven in a postmodern, anxiety-ridden, entertainment-oriented, therapeutic, happiness-based culture -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn721989479
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 339 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199897346
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738953.001.0001
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37529079
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)721989479
  • oso0199830703

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
Processing Feedback ...