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

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Continuum, Apr 1, 2008 - Political Science - 237 pages
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This book is a collection of articles by a group of young scholars that offer an introductory-level analysis on the relationships between contemporary politics, religion, and American culture.

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

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Robbins (religion & philosophy, Lebanon Valley Coll.; Between Faith and Thought) and Magee (philosophy, Le Moyne Coll.) present a philosophical conversation among academics addressing a multiplicity ... Read full review

Contents

Toward a Politics of Hope
25
A Christian Politics of Vulnerability
41
Truthiness Family Values and Conservative Consumerism
55
Copyright

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