Sleeping Giant Has Awoken: The New Politics of Religion in the United States

Sleeping Giant Has Awoken: The New Politics of Religion in the United States

by Jeffrey W. Robbins
     
 

A collection of articles by a group of young scholars addressing the nexus between political conservatism, evangelical Christianity, and American consumerist culture.

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A collection of articles by a group of young scholars addressing the nexus between political conservatism, evangelical Christianity, and American consumerist culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826429698
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.53(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction "A Taste for Theory" - John D. Caputo1. "Radical Religion and American Democracy" - Jeffrey W. Robbins2. "Prophetic Evangelicalism: Towards a Politics of Hope" - Peter Goodwin Heltzel3. "A Christian Politics of Vulnerability" - Anna Mercedes4. "Truthiness, Family Values and Conservative Consumerism" - Adam S. Miller5. ""The Cultural Logic of Evangelical Christianity" - Christopher Haley and Creston Davis6. "Jeb Stuart's Revenge: The Civil War, the Religious Right, and American Fascism" - Clayton Crockett7. "In What Sense is the United States a Theocracy?" - Ben Stahlberg8. "Christianity, Capitalism, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republic" - Andrew Saldino9. "Sovereignty and State-Form" - Rocco Gangle10. "The Politics of Immanence" - J. Heath Atchley11. "'An Army of One?' Subject, Signifier, and the Symbolic" - Melissa Conroy12. "Freedom Ain't Free: Politics and Religion at the Heart of a Muddled Concept" - Mary-Jane Rubenstein13. "Incongruent Beliefs and the Vitality of Fantasy: The New Politics of Religion" - Neal MageePostface "Better Dead than Red - Again!" - Slavoj Žižek

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