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Kathryn Lofton

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Oprah
the gospel of an icon
Kathryn Lofton

Published 2011 by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Practicing purchase : the prosperity gospel of a spiritual capitalism
Celebrity spirit : the incorporation of your best life
Diverting conversions : the makeover as social rite
Preacher queen : the race and gender of America's confessor
Reading religiously : the reformations of Oprah's Book Club
Missionary gift : the globalization of inspiration
Conclusion
Epilogue : political spirituality, or the Oprahfication of Obama.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
306.60973/090511
Library of Congress
BL2525 .L65 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 288 p. ;
Number of pages
288

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25566129M
Internet Archive
oprahgospelicon00loft
ISBN 10
0520259270, 0520267524
ISBN 13
9780520259270, 9780520267527
LC Control Number
2010022319
OCLC/WorldCat
639940435

History

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