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The Resource Selling Catholicism : Bishop Sheen and the Power of Television

Selling Catholicism : Bishop Sheen and the Power of Television

Label
Selling Catholicism : Bishop Sheen and the Power of Television
Title
Selling Catholicism
Title remainder
Bishop Sheen and the Power of Television
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the popularity of Milton Berle's television show began to slip, Berle quipped, ""At least I'm losing my ratings to God!"" He was referring to the popularity of ""Life Is Worth Living"" and its host, Bishop Fulton J. Sheen. The show aired from 1952 to 1957, and Sheen won an Emmy, beating competition that included Lucille Ball, Jimmy Durante, and Edward R. Murrow. What was the secret to Sheen's on-air success? Christopher Lynch examines how he reached a diverse audience by using television to synthesize traditional American Protestantism with a reassuring vision of Catholicism as patriotic a
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Lynch, Christopher Owen
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sheen, Fulton J.
  • Catholic Church
  • Sheen, Fulton J.
  • Catholic Church
  • Television in religion
  • Christianity and culture
  • RELIGION
  • Christianity and culture
  • Television in religion
  • United States
Label
Selling Catholicism : Bishop Sheen and the Power of Television
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Shaping of a Medieval Knight for a Modern World; 2 Quest for Stability in the Midst of Change; 3 The Medieval City and the Crusade for the American Ideal; 4 A Television Troubadour Sings His Medieval Lady's Praise; 5 Bishop Sheen's Role Negotiation from Ascetic Bishop to Television Celebrity; 6 Bishop Sheen as Harbinger of an American Camelot; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344005
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157092
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
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22573/ctt129bmg5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344005
Label
Selling Catholicism : Bishop Sheen and the Power of Television
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Shaping of a Medieval Knight for a Modern World; 2 Quest for Stability in the Midst of Change; 3 The Medieval City and the Crusade for the American Ideal; 4 A Television Troubadour Sings His Medieval Lady's Praise; 5 Bishop Sheen's Role Negotiation from Ascetic Bishop to Television Celebrity; 6 Bishop Sheen as Harbinger of an American Camelot; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344005
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157092
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bmg5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344005

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