American Jesus

American Jesus

Pleasure, Brooklyn, New York, 2004

Description

“Stephen Prothero’s American Jesus is a major new work of history: a vivid chronicle of the distinctive ‘images of Jesus’ cherished by the American people, and an incisive account of Jesus’ transformation, in Americans’ hearts and minds, from crucified Lord to folk hero, from divinity to celebrity.”—Excerpt from the front inside flap of American Jesus.

Collections: 50 Books/50 Covers of 2004
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book cover

Credits

Design firm
Pleasure
Creative director
Susan Mitchell
Art directors
Kevin Brainard, Susan Mitchell
Jacket designer
Kevin Brainard
Photographer
AP World Wide Photos
Production director
Peter Richardson
Author
Stephen Prothero
Editor
Paul Elie
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Trim size
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches
Pages
376
Quantity printed
13,000
Compositor
PennSet
Typefaces
Cheltenham, Helvetica Condensed, Blackletter (all photocopied)
Jacket printer
Phoenix Color
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