The family of God : a symbolic study of Christian life in America / by W. Lloyd Warner.


New Haven : Yale University Press, 1961.

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Subjects Christentum.
États-Unis -- Histoire religieuse.
États-Unis -- Mœurs et coutumes.
États-Unis -- Religion.
Godsdienstsociologie.
Manners and customs.
Religion.
Symbolism.
Symbolisme.
USA.
United States -- Religion.
United States -- Social life and customs.
United States.
Series Yale paperbound ; Y-45.
Description x, 451 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1961.
Notes "Consists of sections of [the author's] The living and the dead ... revised and supplemented."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-442) and index.
Contents pt. 1. The family, the emergent collectivity and sacred symbolism -- part II. God's new kingdom -- 3. Protestant revolt and protestant symbolism -- Christian unity and diversity -- Oral Protestantism and visual catholicism -- Symbols of masculinity, femininity and procreation in Protestantism -- Mother's day: the return of the woman and her family to the Protestant pantheon -- 4. Protestant community legitimates its past -- part III. The living and the dead -- 5. City of the dead, the cemetery -- Vacancy in Elm Highlands Cemetery -- Collective representations of the sexes, the several ages, and the Institutions of Yankee City -- Autonomy, ambivalence and social mobility -- Transition technicians, the funeral and other rites of transition and the power and prestige of the professions -- The Undertaker -- The life span of a cemetery and the continuing life of a community -- 6. Cult of the dead -- The crosses row on row -- The church and the military altars of sacrifice -- The parade; ritual link between the Dead and the Living -- Lincoln, an American collective representation made by and for the people -- The effect of War on the community -- The Function of Memorial Day -- part IV. The family of God -- 7. Sacred sexuality the mother, the father and their family -- The family and Christian symbolism -- Sexuality, procreation, and Marriage in Christian symbolism -- The Bride and Christ: symbols of a symbol -- Marriage of the consecrated virgin -- Mary, the Virgin Mother, symbol of the perfect woman -- 8. Sacrifice; the father and the His son -- part V. Transition and eternity -- 9. Sacred time -- 10. Secular and sacred time: a collective product -- 11. The structure of non-rational thought the significance of the species group for understanding non rational symbols
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)383612
(OCoLC)ocm00383612
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Warner, W. Lloyd 1898-1970.
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