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Roadside Religion: In Search of the Sacred, the Strange, and the Substance of Faith
     

Roadside Religion: In Search of the Sacred, the Strange, and the Substance of Faith

by Timothy Beal
 

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ISBN-10: 0807010634

ISBN-13: 9780807010631

Pub. Date: 05/15/2006

Publisher: Beacon Press

In the summer of 2002, Timothy K. Beal loaded his family into a twenty-nine-foot-long motor home and hit the rural highways of America in search of roadside religious attractions-sites like the World's Largest Ten Commandments and Precious Moments Chapel. Roadside Religion tells of his attempts to understand the meaning of these places as expressions of

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In the summer of 2002, Timothy K. Beal loaded his family into a twenty-nine-foot-long motor home and hit the rural highways of America in search of roadside religious attractions-sites like the World's Largest Ten Commandments and Precious Moments Chapel. Roadside Religion tells of his attempts to understand the meaning of these places as expressions of religious imagination and experience, and to encounter faith in all its awesome absurdity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807010631
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
05/15/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
887,367
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.85(h) x 0.50(d)

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