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The Resource To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975, Kendrick Oliver

To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975, Kendrick Oliver

Label
To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975
Title
To touch the face of God
Title remainder
the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975
Statement of responsibility
Kendrick Oliver
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oliver, Kendrick
Dewey number
629.40973/09046
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.8.U5
LC item number
O39 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New series in NASA history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Astronautics
  • Religion and science
  • Astronautics
  • Christianity and politics
  • United States
  • United States
Label
To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975, Kendrick Oliver
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: "The blasphemy of going up" -- "A power greater than any of us" : religion and secularity in the formation of the American space program -- "Signals of transcendence" : the rise and fall of space-age theology -- "Into the other world" : anticipations of spaceflight as religious experience -- "Perhaps a meaning to us" : the Apollo missions as religious experience -- "Evil triumphs when good men do nothing" : religious Americans and NASA in the autumn of the space age -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 229 p.
Isbn
9781421407883
Lccn
2012017651
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(DLC)BK0012511093
Label
To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975, Kendrick Oliver
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: "The blasphemy of going up" -- "A power greater than any of us" : religion and secularity in the formation of the American space program -- "Signals of transcendence" : the rise and fall of space-age theology -- "Into the other world" : anticipations of spaceflight as religious experience -- "Perhaps a meaning to us" : the Apollo missions as religious experience -- "Evil triumphs when good men do nothing" : religious Americans and NASA in the autumn of the space age -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 229 p.
Isbn
9781421407883
Lccn
2012017651
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(DLC)BK0012511093

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