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Author Marietta, Morgan.

Title The politics of sacred rhetoric [electronic resource] : absolutist appeals and political persuasion / Morgan Marietta.

Imprint Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 263 p.
Series Studies in rhetoric and religion ; 12
Studies in rhetoric and religion ; 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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".
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Religion and politics -- United States.
Ethical absolutism -- Political aspects -- United States.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States.
Rhetoric -- Religious aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781602583863 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781602583887 (e-book)

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