Knocking on Heaven's Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture

Knocking on Heaven's Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture

by Mark Oppenheimer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300100248

ISBN-13: 9780300100242

Pub. Date: 10/01/2003

Publisher: Yale University Press

Introducing us to America's first gay ministers and first female priests, hippie Jews and folk-singing Catholics, Oppenheimer demonstrates that this was an era of extraordinary religious vitality. Drawing on a rich range of archival material as well as interviews with many of the protagonists, Knocking on Heaven's Door offers a wry and iconoclastic reappraisal of the…  See more details below

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Introducing us to America's first gay ministers and first female priests, hippie Jews and folk-singing Catholics, Oppenheimer demonstrates that this was an era of extraordinary religious vitality. Drawing on a rich range of archival material as well as interviews with many of the protagonists, Knocking on Heaven's Door offers a wry and iconoclastic reappraisal of the ways in which the upheavals of the sixties changed America's relationship with God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300100242
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Unitarians and Gay Rights29
2Roman Catholics and the Folk Mass61
3Jews and Communal Worship95
4Episcopalians and Feminism130
5Southern Baptists and Vietnam War Protest172
Conclusion212
Notes229
Index275

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