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The sleeping giant has awoken : the new politics of religion in the United States

Author: Jeffrey W Robbins; Neal Magee
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The triumph of American political conservatism in the last two decades has been paralleled by the ascendance of Christian evangelicalism. More importantly, the political campaigns of 2000 and 2004 marked a convergence between these two political entities with an effectiveness never before seen in national elections. This cultural shift turns on a mutual embrace. On the one side, conservatives have successfully set  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sleeping giant has awoken.
New York : Continuum, ©2008
(DLC) 2007046980
(OCoLC)181424151
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey W Robbins; Neal Magee
ISBN: 9781441189943 1441189947
OCLC Number: 741691352
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 237 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: A taste for theory / John D. Caputo --
Radical religion and American democracy / Jeffrey W. Robbins --
Prophetic evangelicals : toward a politics of hope / Peter Goodwin Heltzel --
A Christian politics of vulnerability / Anna Mercedes --
Truthiness, family values, and conservative consumerism / Adam S. Miller --
The cultural logic of evangelical Christianity / Christopher Haley and Creston Davis --
Jeb Stuart's revenge : the Civil War, the religious Right, and American fascism / Clayton Crockett --
Theocratic America? Christianity and the structure of political discourse / Ben Stahlberg --
Christianity, capitalism, and the battle for the soul of the republic / Andrew Saldino --
Sovereignty and state-form / Rocco Gangle --
The politics of immanence / J. Heath Atchley --
"An army of one"? Subject, signifier, and the symbolic / Melissa Conroy --
Let freedom free : politics and religion at the heart of a muddle concept / Mary-Jane Rubenstein --
Incongruent beliefs and the vitality of fantasy : the new politics of religion / Neal Magee --
Postface: Better dead than red --
again! / Slavoj Žižek.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey W. Robbins and Neal Magee ; introduction by John D. Caputo ; postface by Slavoj Žižek.
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