Preacher Girl Hardback
Uldine Utley and the Industry of Revival
by Thomas A. Robinson;
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As a series of Utley's previously unpublished poems reveal, after a decade of preaching, she was facing a near-constant fight against physical and mental exhaustion as she experienced the clash between the expectations of revivalism and herdesires for a normal life. Utley burned out at age twenty-four. The revival stage folded; fame faded; only a broken heart and a wounded mind remained.Both Utley's meteoric rise and its tragic outcome illuminate American religion as a business. In his compelling chronicle of Utley's life, Robinson highlights the surprising power of American revivalism to equal Hollywood's success as well as the potentially devastating private costs of public religious leadership. Themarketing and promotion machine of revivalism brought both fame and hardship for Utley--clashing by-products in thebusiness of winning souls for Christ.
Preacher Girl by Thomas A. Robinson was published by Baylor University Press in July 2016. The ISBN for Preacher Girl is 9781481303958.
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Details for Preacher Girl
|Page last updated||12th October 2016|
|Author / Artist||Thomas A. Robinson|
|Publisher||Baylor University Press (July 2016)|
|Number of Pages||332|