Copyrighting God gives the primary point by point record of how American religious associations utilized copyright in hallowed writings not just for financial increase but rather additionally for social association and control. Counting sections on the saintly origin of The Urantia Book, Mary Baker Eddy’s utilization of copyright to develop the Christian Science Church, interdenominational question in the Worldwide Church of God, and the Church of Scientology’s milestone claims against Internet specialist organizations, this book inspects how religious copyright proprietors prepared the law so as to sort out networks, secure sacrosanct merchandise, produce new types of profound character, and even captivate the material world. In doing as such, this book shows that these associations all occupied with complex endeavors to orchestrate lawful contentions and philosophical justifications so as to think about and ensure religious media, along these lines going to a nuanced comprehension of mainstream law as an asset for, and snag to, their one of a kind otherworldly objectives.
Copyrighting God: Ownership of the Sacred in American Religion. 

 

Weight 1.06 kg
Dimensions 9 × 6.2 × 0.7 cm
Binding

Hardcover

EAN

9781108420518

ISBN

1108420516

Author

Andrew Ventimiglia

Manufacturer

Cambridge University Press

NumberOfPages

254

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

ReleaseDate

2019-01-31

Studio

Cambridge University Press

PublicationDate

2019-01-31

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