Between Jesus & the Market-CL

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Juli 1997



Kintz looks at the appeal of the Christian right wing movement in contemporary American politics and culture. She makes explicit the curcial need to understand the psychological makeup of born again Christians as well as the sociopolitical dynamics involv


Linda Kintz is Professor of English at the University of Oregon.


"Kintz's research is revealing, even shocking. Between Jesus and the Market is of paramount importance if we are ever to understand, and not merely revile or embrace, the movements she studies." - Juliet Flower MacCannell, University of California, Irvine "Kintz is one of the few scholars on the left who takes the notion of religious faith seriously: while she is not a theologian, she understands the deeply affective longing for spiritual knowledge that motivates the political awakening of men and women of the right. Avoiding the tendency to see the right as a ragtag bag of 'fanatics,' Kintz articulates the philosophic, psychic, and political consequences of 'naming' oneself as part of an activist spiritual community." - Peggy Phelan, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University "Linda Kintz's clear and profound understanding of the crucial symbolic and political positions occupied by born-again women in contemporary America will enlighten public dialogue in ways that might actually, finally, move it forward." - Alice Jardine, Harvard University
EAN: 9780822319597
ISBN: 0822319594
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 1997
Seitenanzahl: 308 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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