The politics of sacred rhetoric: absolutist appeals and political persuasion

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Published in:Studies in rhetoric and religion
Main Author: Marietta, Morgan (Author)
Format: Print Book
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Published: Waco, Tex. Baylor Univ. Press 2012
In:Studies in rhetoric and religion
Series/Journal:Studies in rhetoric and religion 12
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Political speech / Religious language
Further subjects:B Religion and politics United States
B Rhetoric Political aspects United States
B ETHICAL absolutism Political aspects United States
B Rhetoric Religious aspects
B Thesis
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Item Description:Formerly CIP Uk. - Includes bibliographical references and index. - 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"