The Resource To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975, Kendrick Oliver, (electronic book)

To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975, Kendrick Oliver, (electronic book)

Label
To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975
Title
To touch the face of God
Title remainder
the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975
Statement of responsibility
Kendrick Oliver
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oliver, Kendrick
Dewey number
629.40973/09046
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.8.U5
LC item number
O39 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Series statement
New series in NASA history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Astronautics
  • Religion and science
  • Astronautics
  • Christianity and politics
  • United States
  • United States
Label
To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975, Kendrick Oliver, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: "The blasphemy of going up" -- "A power greater than any of us" : religion and secularity in the formation of the American space program -- "Signals of transcendence" : the rise and fall of space-age theology -- "Into the other world" : anticipations of spaceflight as religious experience -- "Perhaps a meaning to us" : the Apollo missions as religious experience -- "Evil triumphs when good men do nothing" : religious Americans and NASA in the autumn of the space age -- Epilogue
Control code
ebr10643249
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 229 p., [10] p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
To touch the face of God : the sacred, the profane and the American space program, 1957-1975, Kendrick Oliver, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: "The blasphemy of going up" -- "A power greater than any of us" : religion and secularity in the formation of the American space program -- "Signals of transcendence" : the rise and fall of space-age theology -- "Into the other world" : anticipations of spaceflight as religious experience -- "Perhaps a meaning to us" : the Apollo missions as religious experience -- "Evil triumphs when good men do nothing" : religious Americans and NASA in the autumn of the space age -- Epilogue
Control code
ebr10643249
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 229 p., [10] p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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