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.
Manners and customs.
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
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Warner, W. Lloyd 1898-1970.
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