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American prophecy : race and redemption in American political culture / George Shulman.

George M Shulman

Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, c2008.

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  • Title:
    American prophecy : race and redemption in American political culture / George Shulman.
  • Author: George M Shulman
  • Subjects: Political culture -- United States; Prophecy in literature; Prophecy; United States -- Race relations; Bible. Old Testament -- Prophecies;
    Dewey: 306.208900973
  • Publication Details: Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, c2008.
  • Language: English
  • Description: 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.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780816630745 (cased) : No price; ISBN 9780816630752 (pbk.) : No price; BNB GBA8B7660; System number: 014759035
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-292) and index.
  • Physical Description: xxi, 315 p. ; 24 cm.

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