Oprah

Oprah

by Marcia Z. Nelson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664229425

ISBN-13: 9780664229429

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

In this book, religion reporter Marcia Nelson explores the spiritual dimensions that are prevalent in all aspects of the Oprah Winfrey media empire. Though Oprah is rarely explicitly religious on her television show or in her magazine, Nelson points out that there are several major Christian themes that weave through these aspects of her life and work:

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Overview

In this book, religion reporter Marcia Nelson explores the spiritual dimensions that are prevalent in all aspects of the Oprah Winfrey media empire. Though Oprah is rarely explicitly religious on her television show or in her magazine, Nelson points out that there are several major Christian themes that weave through these aspects of her life and work: confession, redemption, healing, mission, forgiveness, and salvation. Nelson concludes that Oprah is a "compelling spiritual teacher in a spiritually eclectic and ever-practical America." This book will appeal both to Oprah fans and people who are fascinated by the intersection of religion and popular culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664229429
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
The Gospel According To... Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.37(d)

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