Making the American religious fringe : exotics, subversives, and journalists, 1955-1993 / Sean McCloud.

By: McCloud, Sean
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004Description: x, 269 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 0807828297 (alk. paper); 0807854964 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Mass media in religion -- United States -- History | United States -- Church history -- 20th centuryLOC classification: BV652.97.U6 | M33 2004Online resources: Publisher description
Contents:
Exoticism and the dangers of religious zeal: differentiating fringe from mainstream, 1955-1965 -- Race, class, and the subversive Cold War other: depicting the Nation of Islam, 1959-1965 -- The Buddha, the Hobbit, and the Christ: depicting the middle-class fringe, 1966-1972 -- Making the cult menace: brainwashing, deprogramming, mass suicide, and other heresies, 1973-1979 -- Essentializing the margins: the American religious fringe into the nineties.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-259) and index.

Exoticism and the dangers of religious zeal: differentiating fringe from mainstream, 1955-1965 -- Race, class, and the subversive Cold War other: depicting the Nation of Islam, 1959-1965 -- The Buddha, the Hobbit, and the Christ: depicting the middle-class fringe, 1966-1972 -- Making the cult menace: brainwashing, deprogramming, mass suicide, and other heresies, 1973-1979 -- Essentializing the margins: the American religious fringe into the nineties.

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