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Category: Contemporary Fiction|
The author of the book: James M Ault
Edition: Random House USA Inc
Date of issue: 15 Dec 2005
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 362 KB
City - Country: New York, United States
Full description of the book Spirit and Flesh : Life in a Fundamentalist Baptist Church:In an attempt to understand the growing popularity and influence of Christian fundamentalism, sociologist and documentary filmmaker James Ault spent three years inside the world of a Massachusetts fundamentalist church.Spirit and Flesh takes us into worship services, home Bible studies, youth events, men's prayer breakfasts, and bitter conflicts leading to a church split. We come to know the members of the congregation and see how the church acts as an extended family that provides support and security along with occasional tensions. Intimate and rigorously fair-minded, Spirit and Flesh will help non-religious readers better understand their fellow citizens PDF, and will allow devout readers to see themselves through the eyes of a sympathetic outsider.
About the author James M AultJames M. Ault, Jr. was educated at Harvard and Brandeis universities. After teaching at Harvard and at Smith College, he made his first film, "Born Again, " a portrait of this fundamentalist Baptist congregation, which won a Blue Ribbon at the American Film Festival and was broadcast in the United States and abroad in 1987. He has since produced and directed a variety of documentary programs for the Lilly Endowment, the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Episcopal Church Foundation, and other organizations. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. "From the Hardcover edition."
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