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Peaceful neighbor : discovering the countercultural Mister Rogers / / Michael G. Long ; book design by Drew Stevens



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Autore: Long Michael G. Visualizza persona
Titolo: Peaceful neighbor : discovering the countercultural Mister Rogers / / Michael G. Long ; book design by Drew Stevens Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Louisville, Kentucky : , : Westminster John Knox Press, , 2015
©2015
Edizione: First edition.
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (176 p.)
Disciplina: 791.4502/8092
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Classificazione: BIO018000REL012120REL012110
Persona (resp. second.): StevensDrew
Note generali: Includes index.
Nota di contenuto: ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1""; ""Chapter 2""; ""Chapter 3""; ""Chapter 4""; ""Chapter 5""; ""Chapter 6""; ""Chapter 7""; ""Chapter 8""; ""Chapter 9""; ""Chapter 10""; ""Chapter 11""; ""Chapter 12""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Sommario/riassunto: "Fred Rogers was one of the most radical pacifists of contemporary history. We do not usually think of him as radical, partly because he wore colorful, soft sweaters made by his mother. Nor do we usually imagine him as a pacifist; that adjective seems way too political to describe the host of a children's program known for its focus on feelings. We have restricted Fred Rogers to the realm of entertainment, children, and feelings, and we've ripped him out of his political and religious context. Rogers was an ordained Presbyterian minister, and although he rarely shared his religious convictions on his program, he fervently believed in a God who accepts us as we are and who desires a world marked by peace and wholeness. With this progressive spirituality as his inspiration, Rogers used his children's program as a platform for sharing countercultural beliefs about caring nonviolently for one another, animals, and the earth.To critics who dared call him "namby-pamby," Rogers said, "Only people who take the time to see our work can begin to understand the depth of it." This is the invitation of Peaceful Neighbor, to see and understand Rogers's convictions and their expression through his program. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, it turns out, is far from sappy, sentimental, and shallow; it's a sharp political response to a civil and political society poised to kill"--
Titolo autorizzato: Peaceful neighbor  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-61164-569-7
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910536562403321
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