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The politics of sacred rhetoric : absolutist appeals and political persuasion / Morgan Marietta.

Author/Creator:
Marietta, Morgan.
Publication:
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2012.
Series:
Studies in rhetoric and religion ; 12.
Studies in rhetoric and religion ; 12
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Religion and politics -- United States.
Ethical absolutism -- Political aspects -- United States.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States.
Rhetoric -- Religious aspects.
Contents:
Sacred rhetoric in American politics
Values and value conflict, sacred values, and sacred rhetoric
The reasoning effect: sacred rhetoric and deliberation
The activation effect: sacred rhetoric and participation
"From my cold, dead hands": sacred rhetoric and social movements
The absolutist advantage: sacred rhetoric in the Bush era
Sacred rhetoric from Carter to Clinton: the 1976-1996 presidential debates
Sacred rhetoric, the 2008 campaigns, and the Democratic Party
Conclusion: "a cure for thought and the diseases it breeds".
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781602583863 (hardback : alk. paper)
1602583862 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
733227804
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