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In the land of believers

Gina Welch

In the land of believers

an outsider"s extraordinary journey into the heart of the evangelical church

by Gina Welch

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Published by Metropolitan Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGina Welch
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1642.U5 W435 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 333 p. ;
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24574140M
ISBN 100805083375
ISBN 109780805083378
LC Control Number2009030677
OCLC/WorldCa428926465

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The Believers is a novel by Zoë depicts the family of a controversial lawyer in New York after a stroke renders him comatose. Each member of the Litvinoff family must confront the hypocrisies underlying their patriarch's political profile, and make difficult choices about their own values and ideological : Zoë Heller. Mormon and Moroni's Cumorah is claimed by many believers to be the same land containing the modern "Hill Cumorah" near Joseph Smith's home in Palmyra, western New York, from whence the gold plates of the Book of Mormon were retrieved. Others view the modern "Hill Cumorah" to be distinct from the original, and simply to have been named after it.


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Revealing their generosity and hopefulness, as well as their prejudice and exceptionalism, In the Land of Believers is a call for comprehending, rather than dismissing, the impassioned believers who have become so central a force in American life. Ms. Welch successfully pitched the book idea for her to go incognito into the land of Evangelical Christians and return to tell the tale.

Which I find a little weird because after all they aren't vegetable cult worshippers or something. Nevertheless, Believers is the story of her experiences at TRBC.

Welch spent years at this endeavor. She. Write your own review of In the Land of Believers by Gina Welch, read other people's reviews and browse book information about from In the Land of Believers.

In the Land of Believers: An Outsider’s Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church by Gina hed in Synopsis: Gina Welch grew up a secular Jew in Berkley, moving to Virginia for graduate school, Welch joins Jerry Falwell’s Thomas Road Baptist Church as part of an experiment to learn more about evangelical Christians.

In the Land of Believers An Outsider's Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church. Gina Welch. Picador. In the Land of Believers by Gina Welch Metropolitan Books [This is a preliminary preview and initial impressions of this book.

When I have finished it, I will provide a more comprehensive reviewJLH] A few weeks back, I was contacted by someone in the marketing department at Metropolitan Books and asked to review Gina Welch’s.

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A must-have survival guide for your Christian journey. pages, softcover from Nelson/5(34). In her first book, Welch (English/George Washington Univ.) relates how she moved from California to Virginia to attend graduate school.

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Metropolitan Books. READ AN EXCERPT Revealing their generosity and hopefulness, as well as their prejudice and exceptionalism, In the Land of Believers is a call for comprehending, rather than dismissing, the impassioned believers who have become so central a force in American life. Get this from a library.

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Get this from a library. In the land of believers: an outsider's extraordinary journey into the heart of the evangelical church. [Gina Welch] -- Ever since evangelical Christians rose to national prominence, mainstream America has watched them with a nervous eye, but our understanding hasn't gone beyond the caricatures.

Who are evangelicals. Denny Burk has a very helpful review of In the Land of Believers: An Outsider’s Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church, which tells the story of how she feigned conversion in a church in order to study evangelicals. Here is Burk’s conclusion: Welch paints pictures with her words.

She is an outstanding writer, and her book is a delight to read. Review of In the Land of Believers By Denny Burk Gina Welch’s In the Land of Believers: An Outsider’s Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church is the narrative of the author’s two-year sojourn in the late Jerry Falwell’s Thomas Road Baptist Church (TRBC) in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Book reviews. In the Land of Believers Gina Welch Review by Sarah White. March Evangelical Christians are a growing force in America, to the frustration—and sometimes fear—of nonbelievers like Gina Welch.

Raised a secular Jew by a single mom in Berkeley, California, Welch moved to Virginia in to complete her master’s degree and.

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About the book, from the publisher: An undercover exploration of the world of evangelicals, offering an .Gina Welch, a graduate of Yale University, teaches English at George Washington University.

Her writing has previously appeared in Meridian, Time Out New York, and the Land of Believers: An Outsider's Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church is her first book.