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The Gospel according to America

A Meditation on a God-blessed, Christ-haunted Idea

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Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date:
2/19/2005
ISBN:
9780664227692
Pages:
200
Trim Size
5.5 x 8.5
Product Type:
Paper

Using icons from music, literature, film, and politics, David Dark hopes to provide fodder for lively conversation about what it means to be Christian and American in this day and age. The end result of this conversation, Dark hopes, will be a better understanding that "there is a reality more important, more lasting, and more infinite than the cultures to which we belong," the reality of the kingdom of God.

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The Gospel according to the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Tolkien (lord of the rings), star wars, the simpsons, harry potter, oprah, america, bob dylan.

David Dark is a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and is the author of Everyday Apocalypse: The Sacred Revealed in Radiohead, The Simpsons, and Other Pop Culture Icons and The Sacredness of Questioning Everything. He has also written for Books and Culture and Christianity Today.


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From the Presbyterian Outlook(Sept. 12, 2005, pgs. 13, 17, 19)
Prism(Vol. 12, No. 5, Sept.-Oct. 2005)
The Presbyterian Outlook (May 8, 2006)Listed under best sellers
Books and Culture(May/June 2006)
Sojourners(December 2005)"With a palpable love for God and country -- butonly in that order -- this analysis of our peculiar, polarized times sorts through the tangleof sacred and profane in American culture(including politics, film, music, literature, and media) with both affection and searing insight."
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