The Resource Flea market Jesus, Arthur E. Farnsley II., (ebook)

Flea market Jesus, Arthur E. Farnsley II., (ebook)

Label
Flea market Jesus
Title
Flea market Jesus
Statement of responsibility
Arthur E. Farnsley II.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Americans live their lives through institutions: government, businesses, schools, clubs, and houses of worship. But many Americans are wary of the control these groups--especially government and business--exercise over their lives. Flea Market Jesus provides an up-close look at the rugged individualism of those trying hardest to separate themselves from institutions: flea market dealers. Having spent most of his life studying American religious organizations, Art Farnsley turns his attention to America's most solitary, and alienated, entrepreneurs. Farnsley describes an entire subculture of white Midwesterners--working class, middle class, and poor--gathered together in a uniquely American celebration of guns and frontier life. In this mix, the character Cochise voices the frustrations of flea market dealers toward business, politics, and, especially, religion. Part ethnography, part autobiography, Flea Market Jesus is a story about alienation, biblical literalism, libertarianism, and deep-seated religious belief. It is not about the Tea Party, the Occupy movement, or the Christian Right, but it shines a light on all of these by highlighting the potent combination of mistrust, resentment, and personal liberty too often kept in the shadows of public discourse among educated elites
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Farnsley, Arthur E.
Dewey number
973.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • National characteristics, American
  • Individualism
  • Electronic books
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Flea market Jesus, Arthur E. Farnsley II., (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781621893523
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12316475
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12316475
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Flea market Jesus, Arthur E. Farnsley II., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781621893523
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12316475
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12316475
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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