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Televangelism reconsidered

ritual in the search for human community

by Bobby Chris Alexander

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Published by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Television in religion -- United States.,
    • Evangelistic work -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Fundamentalist churches -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Church history -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-205).

      Statementby Bobby C. Alexander.
      SeriesAmerican Academy of Religion studies in religion ;, no. 68, AAR studies in religion ;, no. 68.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV656.3 .A43 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 205 p. ;
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1095459M
      ISBN 101555409067, 1555409075
      LC Control Number94019987

      rite of passage - Other ceremonies - The term rites of passage is applied occasionally to institutionalized rites for curing serious illness and rarely to cyclic ceremonies like harvest festivals. No new social or religious status is ordinarily gained by recovery from illness or participation in harvest rites, however, and these ceremonies have probably been included among the rites of passage. RITUAL STUDIES RITUAL STUDIES as a field of inquiry began with a research group established in by the American Academy of Religion (AAR), the international society of religious studies scholars. A decade later Ronald L. Grimes and Fred W. Clothey cofounded the Journal of Ritual Studies. Ritual studies is a distinct academic field that gives special attention to the performance aspect of. See posts, photos and more on Facebook.


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Televangelism reconsidered book Reconsidered: Ritual in the Search for Human Community (Aar Studies in Religion) by Bobby Chris Alexander | Jun 1, Hardcover. Televangelism Reconsidered by Bobby Chris Alexander,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction: Televangelism as redressive ritual within a larger social drama --Part One: Behind the scenes, or the bigger picture --Televangelism in caricature and its human face --Viewers' marginalized religion and social standing within American society --The.

BOOK REVIEWS Televangelism Reconsidered: Ritual in the Search for Human Community. Bobby C. Alexander. AAR Studies in Religion Number 68 Atlanta: Scholars Press, Appendix and Endnotes.

$ (hardcover) ISBN ; $ (paperback) ISBN Even before the advent of televangelism in the mids, religious broad. Televangelism reconsidered: ritual in the search for human community by Alexander, Bobby Chris, Pages: Alexander, Bobby C. Description.

By closely examining four television programs — Falwell's The Old-Time Gospel Hour, Robertson's Club, the Bakkers’s PTL Club, and the telecasts of Jimmy Swaggart — this work considers the attraction of televangelism for its conservative Christian argues that televangelism, as ritual performance, both legitimates the beliefs of viewers and.

Bobby C. Alexander is Lecturer in the Televangelism reconsidered book of Social Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is the author of Televangelism Reconsidered: Ritual in the Search for Human Community and of Victor Turner Revisited: Ritual as Social Change.

Chris Arthur is currently Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Wales, Lampeter. Among his publications are In the Hall of. Community Reviews. Twenty-five years after its original publication, this book remains an excellent overview and analysis of televangelism, particularly in the s.

Schultze's analysis is incisive, full of insights that resonate today. For me this book was a critical look back at 4/5.

Televangelists, with their persuasive and powerful sermons might become highly sought after and famous in their field, but still televangelism is not without its detractors.

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Part of the Religion/Culture/Critique book series (RCCR) Evangelism lies at the heart of Protestant conceptions of communication. 1 For the evangelist, time and space are obstacles to be overcome and any invention that might aid in that process Televangelism reconsidered book often been perceived or even publicly acknowledged as divinely : Michele Rosenthal.

Abstract. In MarchTelevangelism became headline news. 1 Stories of sexual and fiscal impropriety turned ministers Jim Bakker and later Jimmy Swaggart into household names. Journalists played their part as well, relying upon the well-known historical trope—the hypocritical minister—to outline and shape their reports.

2 Yet despite the cultural familiarity of this Elmer Gantry type of Author: Michele Rosenthal. Televangelism reconsidered book C. Alexander, Televangelism Reconsidered: Ritual in the Search for Human Community, Scholars, Gil Alexander-Moegerle, James Dobson's War on America, Prometheus,   Some folks just have it.

Call it charisma if you will. These folks can go places. They often become polititians, actors, or musicians. These people can be good or bad. Most of them probably start out good. The thing is that people with charisma soon learn that.

Televangelism attracts all types of audiences including the youth who are sometimes hard to convince in a one to one situation. Another way in which televangelism enhances the spread of Christianity is the employment of internet use.

Most of the ministries involved have websites that provide a forum for online discussions with their followers. Tim Dowling goes Christian channel-surfing. Televangelism has a long and inglorious history in America, studded with financial corruption and sexual scandals - and yet it thrives.

Televangelism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. “The electric church is composed of independent, entrepreneurial, evangelica /5. Book Review: Global and Local Televangelism by Blog Admin Septem An exploration of the many faces of televangelism in our world today, including Christian, Islamic and Hindu.

The collection analyses the correspondences and major differences between global and local televangelism, focusing on the main individuals involved in.

As televangelism diversified, the distinctively Protestant character of its message blurred. Televangelism's success compromised Protestant evangelicalism's exclusive claim to salvation.

BIBLIOGRAPHY. Alexander, Bobby C. Televangelism Reconsidered: Ritual in the Search for Human Community. Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, Balmer, Randall.

Televangelism (tele-"distance" and "evangelism," meaning "ministry," sometimes called teleministry) is the use of media, specifically radio and television, to communicate ngelists are ministers, whether official or self-proclaimed, who devote a large portion of their ministry to television televangelists are also regular pastors or ministers in their own.

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OF DISSERTATION CREATING HEAVEN ON EARTH: JIM BAKKER AND THE BIRTH OF A SUNBELT PENTECOSTALISM This dissertation traces the rise of Jim and Tammy Bakker and analyzes the birth and growth of prosperity theology in the United States of America.

It highlights how Jim and Tammy created a form of Pentecostalism that grew alongside and because of the growth of the Sunbelt. AAR Studies in Religion; Type.

Academic Research (11) Books for Courses (1) Price. $25 to $50 (4) $50 to $ (7) Product Type. Print (11) Format. Paperback (11) AAR Studies in Religion. Add Televangelism Reconsidered to Cart. Bobby C. Alexander. University of Texas at Dallas. His most recent book is Televangelism Reconsidered: Ritual in the Search for Human Community (Scholars Press ).

ALEXANDER H. BOLYANATZ is a Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, San Diego, and an Anthro-pology Consultant for the Summer Institute of Linguistics. His fieldwork.

The Electronic Church: An Echo of American Culture. If you make a donation of a certain amount, you will receive some object—a cup, a memento, a book, a tape, jewelry, and more.

With the advent of computer-driven direct mail solicitations, the televangelists jumped on board. Televangelism Reconsidered: Ritual in the Search for Human.

• “Televangelism Reconsidered: Ritual within a Larger Social Drama.” Rethinking Media, Religion, and Culture, edited by Stewart M. Hoover and Knut Lundby. Televangelism Reconsidered: Ritual in the Search for Human Community.

Bobby C. Alexander. Steve Bruce. 75(4), pp. – The Jewish Alchemists: A History and Source Book. Raphael Patai. Dov Schwartz. 75(4), pp. – First Page | PDF (64 KB) | Permissions. Initially an American phenomenon, televangelism refers to the use of television for Christian missionary outreach, of an evangelical fundamentalist type, usually incarnated in a single leadership figure, which became particularly prominent in the s as a result of shifts in broadcasting policies regulated by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in   Televangelism reconsidered: Ritual in the search for human community (American Academy of Religion Studies in Religion No.

68). Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press. Google ScholarCited by: "The electric church is composed of independent, entrepreneurial, evangelical ministers working to 'save souls.' There is, however, another side to its work, namely the creation of many large, complex organizations adept at using modern mass technology and market-oriented techniques to stir 'religious enthusiasms' and sell a political ideology.".

Start studying chapter 11 Pearson. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The core cause of many televangelist scandals is the belief commonly known as the health-wealth gospel.

Televangelists are the primary propagators of the idea that it is always God’s will for all Christians to be perfectly healthy and financially wealthy. The essential message of the health-wealth gospel is that if you give money, God is.

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Frankl, R. () `Transformation of Televangelism: Repackaging Christian Family Values', in L. Kintz and J. Lesage (eds) Media, Culture and the Religious Right, pp. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Google ScholarCited by: Scott Baker and John Buchanan talked about the recent scandals in the televangelism industry. Baker commented on the explosion of ministries on television over the course of the previous.

Religious Television: The American Experience Book PDF Televangelism Reconsidered. The salience of contemporary forms of televangelism can be gauged from a consideration of two broad Author: Peter Horsfield.

Televangelism reconsidered: Ritual in the search for human community. Atlanta: Scholars Press, An arena that basketball fans once packed to see the NBA's Houston Rockets is about to take on a new role — home to the largest congregation in the by: 1.

The same Pat Robertson who in responded to a book criticizing the State Department by saying, "If I could just get a nuclear device inside Foggy Bottom, I think that's the answer. • Alexander, Televangelism Reconsidered Additionally, you will need to purchase the reading packet developed for this course.

All assigned readings should be read prior to the class meetings during which discussion of the related topic will commence. PART 1 Focussing on the. Newsweek referred to televangelism viewers as a “species” that was rural, poor, and alienated (McCloud ). Although studies by Bobby Alexander and others partially confirm such demographic claims, magazines like Newsweek often relied more on class stereotypes than statistics (Alexander ).Cited by: Prime time preachers: The rising power of televangelism.

Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. Schultze, Quentin. Televangelism and American culture: The business of popular religion. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House. Walton, Jonathan L. Watch this! The ethics and aesthetics of Black televangelism.

New York: New York University Press.Televangelist definition is - an evangelist who conducts regularly televised religious programs.