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Behind the scenes at a creationist subject park with a challenge to transform viewers via entertainment 

Opened to the general public in July 2016, Ark come upon is a creationist topic park in Kentucky. The park beneficial properties an all-timber new edition of Noah's ark, outfitted complete scale to creationist necessities drawn from the textual content of Genesis, in addition to indicates that think the Bible’s account of lifestyles sooner than the flood.  greater than in basic terms non secular spectacle, Ark come upon bargains vital insights in regards to the dating among faith and leisure, spiritual exposure and creativity, and fundamentalist Christian claims to the general public sphere.  

James S. Bielo examines those topics, drawing on his exceptional behind-the-scenes entry to the Ark stumble upon artistic group in the course of the preliminary layout of the park. This specific anthropological viewpoint exhibits creationists outdoor church contexts, and divulges their striking attempt to materialize a arguable worldview for most people. Taking readers from contained in the park’s making plans rooms to different fundamentalist tasks and various Christian vacationer sights, Bielo illuminates how creationist cultural manufacturers search to arrive either their materials and the bigger tradition.

The “making of” this creationist subject matter park, Bielo argues, permits us to appreciate how fundamentalist tradition is produced, and the way leisure and inventive exertions are used to legitimize creationism.  via exciting and brilliant observations, Ark Encounter demanding situations readers to interact with the facility of leisure and to noticeably grapple with creationist goals for authority. For believers and non-believers alike, this booklet is a useful glimpse into the complex internet of non secular leisure and cultural production.

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