From Doom Town to Sin City: Chick Tracts and Anti-gay Political Rhetoric

  title={From Doom Town to Sin City: Chick Tracts and Anti-gay Political Rhetoric},
  author={Cynthia Burack},
  journal={New Political Science},
  pages={163 - 179}
  • C. Burack
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Political Science
  • New Political Science
The most popular and recognized of all Christian religious tracts are Chick Publications. The comic-book format tracts have been distributed since the 1960s and are now translated into over 100 languages. Some Christian Right opinion leaders regard the tracts with ambivalence, and many outside the Christian conservative community who comment on Chick's career believe that the tracts are no longer available through Christian retail outlets. Not only are the tracts still available, they represent… 

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