New PDF release: Prophecy without Contempt

By Cathleen Kaveny

The tradition wars have as a lot to do with rhetorical type as ethical substance. Cathleen Kaveny makes a speciality of a strong movement of non secular discourse in American political speech: the Biblical rhetoric of prophetic indictment. it may be robust medication opposed to threats to the physique politic, she exhibits, yet used injudiciously it does extra damage than good.

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