Johnny Cash And The Great American Contradiction

Johnny Cash And The Great American Contradiction

by Rodney Clapp
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664230881

ISBN-13: 9780664230883

Pub. Date: 03/03/2008

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Holiness and hedonism. Lonesomeness and community. Tradition and progress. Highly regarded commentator on Christianity and popular culture Rodney Clapp argues that these great tensions form the bedrock of American history and our current culture. Utilizing the life and music of Johnny Cash to illustrate these and other American contradictions, he probes these

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Holiness and hedonism. Lonesomeness and community. Tradition and progress. Highly regarded commentator on Christianity and popular culture Rodney Clapp argues that these great tensions form the bedrock of American history and our current culture. Utilizing the life and music of Johnny Cash to illustrate these and other American contradictions, he probes these phenomena with sharp theological questions--seeking the language and knowledge that will enable us to reach across political and cultural divides and encourage a more graceful and constructive negotiation of current contradictions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664230883
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
03/03/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
0.42(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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