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Out of the mouths of babes : girl evangelists in the flapper era / Thomas A. Robinson and Lanette D. Ruff.

Author/Creator:
Robinson, Thomas A. (Thomas Arthur), 1951-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
240 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Girl evangelists -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Church history -- 20th century.
Contents:
The golden age of girl evangelists
Cures for the body and soul
The changing face of American religion
Women preachers
A revolution in manners and morals
Girl evangelists versus the flappers
The sexual side of selling salvation
The poster child of girl evangelists
The girls as children
The girls as adults
The girls as evangelists
Preaching as performance
The girls and the media
Criticism and decline
Exiting the stage
Explaining the phenomenon
Appendix A: The importance of the newspaper record
Appendix B: Brief biographies
Appendix C: List of girl evangelists (1920s and 1930s).
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Ruff, Lanette R.
ISBN:
9780199790876 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0199790876 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
700468410