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GenX Religion

GenX Religion

by Richard W. Flory
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415925711

ISBN-13: 9780415925716

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

GenX Religion is the first in-depth collection on this generation's religious experience. The contributors, mostly GenXers themselves, offer both a disciplined methodology and a valuable insider's sensitivity as they examine the differences between GenX religion and "traditional" religious avenues.

Overview

GenX Religion is the first in-depth collection on this generation's religious experience. The contributors, mostly GenXers themselves, offer both a disciplined methodology and a valuable insider's sensitivity as they examine the differences between GenX religion and "traditional" religious avenues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415925716
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introduction
Understanding Generation X: Values, Politics, and Religious Commitments1
Part 1Spirituality Embodied
1Marked for Jesus: Sacred Tattooing among Evangelical GenXers15
2Spirituality Bites: Xers and the Gothic Cult/ure31
Part 2GenX Multicultures
3An Urban Mosaic in Shangri-La57
4Slipping into Darkness: Popular Culture and the Creation of a Latino Evangelical Youth Culture74
5Creating Campus Communities: Second-Generation Korean-American Ministries at UCLA92
6The Traditional as Alternative: The GenX Appeal of the International Church of Christ113
Part 3Community and Congregation
7When Two Worlds Collide: Generation X Culture and Conservative Evangelicalism139
8Saturday Night in Pasadena: Wholeness, Healing, and Holiness at Harvest Rock Church163
9Spirit Made Flesh: The Tangible Spirituality of "LL Prime Time"185
10Friday Night Live: It's Not Your Parents' Shabbat199
11Losing Life to Save It: An "Insider" Account of the Church of the Redeemer Community in South Central Los Angeles211
Conclusion
Toward a Theory of Generation X Religion231
Contributors251
Index253

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