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The Resource American prophecy : race and redemption in American political culture, George Shulman

American prophecy : race and redemption in American political culture, George Shulman

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American prophecy : race and redemption in American political culture
Title
American prophecy
Title remainder
race and redemption in American political culture
Statement of responsibility
George Shulman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prophecy is the fundamental idiom of American politics--a biblical rhetoric about redeeming the crimes, suffering, and promise of a special people. Yet American prophecy and its great practitioners--from Frederick Douglass and Henry Thoreau to Martin Luther King, James Baldwin, and Toni Morrison--are rarely addressed, let alone analyzed, by political theorists. This paradox is at the heart of American Prophecy, a work in which George Shulman unpacks and critiques the political meaning of American prophetic rhetoric. In the face of religious fundamentalisms that associate prophecy and redemption w
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Shulman, George M
Dewey number
306.2089/00973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
JA75.7
LC item number
.S55 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political culture
  • Prophecy
  • United States
  • Prophecy in literature
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Prophecy in literature
  • Political culture
  • Prophecy
  • Race relations
  • United States
Label
American prophecy : race and redemption in American political culture, George Shulman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-292) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introducing Jeremiah's legacy : placing prophecy in American politics and political theory -- Thoreau, the reluctant prophet : moral witness and poetic vision in politics -- Interlude : from Henry Thoreau to Martin Luther King Jr. and James Baldwin : race and prophecy -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s theistic prophecy : love, sacrifice, and democratic politics -- James Baldwin and the racial state of exception : secularizing prophecy? -- Toni Morrison and prophecy : "this is not a story to pass on" -- Conclusion : prophecy as vernacular political theology
Control code
318216007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 315 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666188
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/cttbm8cf
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318216007
Label
American prophecy : race and redemption in American political culture, George Shulman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-292) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introducing Jeremiah's legacy : placing prophecy in American politics and political theory -- Thoreau, the reluctant prophet : moral witness and poetic vision in politics -- Interlude : from Henry Thoreau to Martin Luther King Jr. and James Baldwin : race and prophecy -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s theistic prophecy : love, sacrifice, and democratic politics -- James Baldwin and the racial state of exception : secularizing prophecy? -- Toni Morrison and prophecy : "this is not a story to pass on" -- Conclusion : prophecy as vernacular political theology
Control code
318216007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 315 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666188
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbm8cf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318216007

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