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The Secrets of the Kingdom: Religion and Concealment in the Bush Administration
     

The Secrets of the Kingdom: Religion and Concealment in the Bush Administration

by Hugh B. Urban
 

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ISBN-10: 0742552462

ISBN-13: 9780742552463

Pub. Date: 03/09/2007

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.


About the Author:
Hugh B. Urban is associate professor of religious studies in the Department of Comparative Studies at Ohio State University

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About the Author:
Hugh B. Urban is associate professor of religious studies in the Department of Comparative Studies at Ohio State University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742552463
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/09/2007
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents


Preface: An Obsession with Secrecy     ix
Introduction: The Kingdom of Secrets: Religion, Secrecy, and the Politics of Empire     1
Prodigal Son, American Moses: The Faith-Based Presidency of George W. Bush     31
No Need for Explanation: Generalized Secrecy and Unanswerable Lies     61
New American Century, New American Empire: Religion, Secrecy, and the Neoconservatives     95
Machiavelli Meets the Religious Right: Michael Ledeen and the Politics of Mass Manipulation     121
Never Say Lie: The Corporate Media and the Projection of the Bush Image     139
America Left Behind: Millenarian Dreams and the Sorrows of Empire     165
Conclusion: Rescuing Openness and "Moral Values" for a Post-Bushist Democracy     185
Addendum     215
Select Bibliography     217
Index     223
About the Author     229

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