The Resource Bible Nation : The United States of Hobby Lobby, Candida Moss, Joel Baden

Bible Nation : The United States of Hobby Lobby, Candida Moss, Joel Baden

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Bible Nation : The United States of Hobby Lobby
Title
Bible Nation
Title remainder
The United States of Hobby Lobby
Statement of responsibility
Candida Moss, Joel Baden
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
How the billionaire owners of Hobby Lobby are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to make America a “Bible nation”Like many evangelical Christians, the Green family of Oklahoma City believes that America was founded on a “biblical worldview as a Christian nation.” But the Greens are far from typical evangelicals in other ways. The billionaire owners of Hobby Lobby, a huge nationwide chain of craft stores, the Greens came to national attention in 2014 after successfully suing the federal government over their religious objections to provisions of the Affordable Care Act. What is less widely known is that the Greens are now America’s biggest financial supporters of Christian causes—and they are spending hundreds of millions of dollars in an ambitious effort to increase the Bible’s influence on American society. In Bible Nation, Candida Moss and Joel Baden provide the first in-depth investigative account of the Greens’ sweeping Bible projects and the many questions they raise.Bible Nation tells the story of the Greens’ rapid acquisition of an unparalleled collection of biblical antiquities; their creation of a closely controlled group of scholars to study and promote their collection; their efforts to place a Bible curriculum in public schools; and their construction of a
Cataloging source
DE-B1597
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Moss, Candida
Government publication
other
LC call number
BR526
LC item number
.M675 2017eb
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Baden, Joel
  • De Gruyter
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  • Christianity and culture
  • Christianity
  • Evangelicalism
Target audience
specialized
Label
Bible Nation : The United States of Hobby Lobby, Candida Moss, Joel Baden
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Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • The Collection
  • The Green Scholars Initiative
  • Education
  • The Museum of the Bible
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400888313
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1515/9781400888313
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-B1597)9781400888313
Label
Bible Nation : The United States of Hobby Lobby, Candida Moss, Joel Baden
Publication
Copyright
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
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • The Collection
  • The Green Scholars Initiative
  • Education
  • The Museum of the Bible
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400888313
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1515/9781400888313
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-B1597)9781400888313

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