The God Strategy (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
256
Utgivningsdatum
2010-09-09
Upplaga
Updated Edition
Förlag
OUP USA
Medarbetare
Coe, Kevin
Illustratör/Fotograf
black & white illustrations
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
231 x 152 x 18 mm
Vikt
363 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
402:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9780199746743
The God Strategy (häftad)

The God Strategy

How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America

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From the way they speak about God to audiences they visit and policies they support, U.S. politicians increasingly use religion as a partisan weapon. The God Strategy identifies four crucial religious signals used by Republicans and Democrats from Ronald Reagan in 1980 to Barack Obama in 2008.
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Rev. Barry Lynn, Executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State The God Strategy is a sobering look at just how deeply imbedded religion has become in the contemporary American political psyche. Both the person of faith and the non-believer should fear what is revealed in this carefully crafted review of modern campaign strategies to 'get the God vote'. Domke and Coe demonstrate, with stunningly clear examples, just how the union of government and religion tends to degrade the integrity of both.


George Lakoff, author of Don't Think of an Elephant! Religion has become central to American politics. The God Strategy is a superb overview of what happened and how it has impacted our democracy. David Domke and Kevin Coe have done the nation a service.


Joel Hunter, Pastor and Member, Board of Directors of the National Association of Evangelicals Domke and Coe have done a masterful job of giving us insight into the mix of religion and politics. The God Strategy taught me much about a field I thought I knew. Anyone who wants to understand how the deeply religious character of America could be used to effect coming elections needs to read this book.


Ron Reagan The God Strategy offers an intriguing look at what has become one of the most powerful shaping forces in American political life. Like it or not, religion has for years been establishing the parameters of public debate. As Domke and Coe make clear, this is unlikely to change anytime soon.


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<br>David Domke is Professor of Communication at the University of Washington and the author of God Willing: Political Fundamentalism in the White House, the War on Terror, and the Echoing Press. Kevin Coe is Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Arizona.<br>

Innehållsförteckning

INTRODUCTION A NEW RELIGIOUS POLITICS ; CHAPTER ONE ONE NATION UNDER GOD, DIVISIBLE ; CHAPTER TWO POLITICAL PRIESTS ; CHAPTER THREE GOD AND COUNTRY ; CHAPTER FOUR ACTS OF COMMUNION ; CHAPTER FIVE MORALITY POLITICS ; CHAPTER SIX RELIGIOUS POLITICS AND DEMOCRATIC VITALITY ; CHAPTER SEVEN ACT II ; APPENDIXES A TO E