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Sacred discourse and American nationality

Author: Eldon J Eisenach
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., ©2012.
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In the current political climate it is impossible not to speculate about the correlation between American national identity and religious beliefs. Sacred Discourse and American Nationality analyzes the role of religious rhetoric and politics. Eldon J. Eisenach explores this relationship, along with the interrelationship of political theory, political ideology, and political change in the story of American political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eldon J Eisenach
ISBN: 9781442217713 1442217715 9781442217737 1442217731
OCLC Number: 781677410
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013.
Description: xviii, 167 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Jumping out of ordinary time: sacred rhetoric in American political discourse --
Liberal religion and liberal politics --
Emerging patterns in America's political and religious self-understanding --
Progressivism as a national narrative --
Progressive internationalism.
Responsibility: Eldon J. Eisenach.

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Sacred Discourse and Nationality in American Political Thought is the culmination of work by political theorist Eldon J. Eisenach. He uses his expertise on a variety of topics from religion and  Read more...

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Eisenach (emer., Univ. of Tulsa) makes a significant contribution to the field of American political development with his latest book. Contemporary political science often fails to understand Read more...

 
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