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Author Ketchell, Aaron K., 1971- author.

Title Holy hills of the Ozarks : religion and tourism in Branson, Missouri / Aaron K. Ketchell.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (339 pages) : illustrations.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Lived religions
Lived religions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-294) and index.
Contents Introduction: "the moral vineyards" -- "Temples of God's own building" : Harold Bell Wright and the roots of Branson tourism -- "Hills of truth and love" : authenticity and the sacred in shepherd of the Hills Country -- "I would much rather see a sermon than hear one" : faith at Silver Dollar City -- Jesus is "the greatest star" : the variety show and contemporary Branson tourism -- "Near heaven" : the dynamics of sacred space in Branson -- Hillbilly heaven : labor, leisure, and the Ozark trickster -- "The aroma of God's spirit" : branding Branson's future.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Recreation -- Missouri -- Branson.
Amusements -- Missouri -- Branson.
Amusements -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Recreation -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Popular culture -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Branson (Mo.) -- Religious life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Religion and tourism in Branson, Missouri
Other Form: Print version: Ketchell, Aaron K. Holy hills of the Ozarks : religion and tourism in Branson, Missouri. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007 xxxvi, 300 pages ; 24 cm. Lived religions 9780801886607 (OCoLC)ocm76901826
ISBN 9780801886607 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801886600 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421402437 (e-book)

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