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Author Engelke, Matthew.

Title God's Agents [electronic resource] : Biblical Publicity in Contemporary England.

Imprint University of California Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series The anthropology of Christianity ; 15
Anthropology of Christianity ; 15.
Summary The British and Foreign Bible Society is one of the most illustrious Christian charities in the United Kingdom. Founded by evangelicals in the early nineteenth century and inspired by developments in printing technology, its goal has always been to make Bibles universally available. Over the past several decades, though, Bible Society has faced a radically different world, especially in its work in England. Where the Society once had a grateful and engaged reading public, it now faces apathy-even antipathy-for its cause. These days, it seems, no one in England wants a Bible, and no one wants o.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-266) and index.
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Subject Bible -- Publication and distribution -- Great Britain.
British and Foreign Bible Society.
British and Foreign Bible Society.
Evangelistic work -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9781299952850
ISBN 1299952852 (electronic bk.)
9781299952850 (electronic bk.)
9780520957107 (electronic bk.)
0520957105 (electronic bk.)