Authentic Fakes

Authentic Fakes
Author : David Chidester
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Total Pages : 294
Release : 2005-04-18
ISBN 10 : 9780520242807
ISBN 13 : 0520242807
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Authentic Fakes Book Description:

"In this dazzling book, Chidester moves effortlessly and insightfully between the serious and solemn and the playful and humorous. The case studies are so very fresh and interesting, and he brings a wonderfully nuanced eye to the material."—Edward T. Linenthal, author of The Unfinished Bombing "Chidester's analysis of popular religion and culture is the most extensive and penetrating that exists."—Wade Clark Roof, author of Spiritual Marketplace "This book is impressively wide-ranging in the scope of its discussion, adding a global dimension for a vantage point that makes it quite unique."—Bruce Forbes, coeditor of Religion and Popular Culture in America

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