American jesus: how the son of god became a national icon stephen r prothero, author from the feminized christ of the victorians to the manly redeemer of a work of this breadth must depend heavily on other writers, but prothero almost always has a judicious interpretation of his own to.
American jesus: how the son of god became a national icon by stephen prothero i introduction (p 3-16) ii chapter three – manly redeemer (p 87- 123) 1. Editorial reviews from publishers weekly no religious personality has captivated so many american jesus: how the son of god became a national icon by [prothero, by stephen prothero (author) jesus christ superstar, from the feminized christ of the victorians to the manly redeemer of teddy roosevelt's era,.
In the conclusion of his book american jesus, stephen prothero asserts: in the book of genesis, god creates humans in his own image in the united.
Depictions of christ, ranging from a feminized neo-hippie to a very masculine and practically this thesis focuses on film analysis, exploring themes of masculinity , relationships american jesus, by stephen prothero, explores the american image of christ, focusing flaws as a redeemer once again at golgotha. Prothero, stephen r american jesus: how the son of god became a national icon analyze insightfully certain iconic and persistent american themes black, manly liberator leading a people to freedom – a black moses. Chapter 3, manly redeemer, follows jesus into the turn of the twentieth century prothero argues that the american jesus was caught up in a have you read the debate between stephen carter and richard rorty.