n HTS : Theological Studies - Religion, politics and the Christian right : Post-9/11 and American empire, M.L. Taylor : book review




Extracted from text ... Boekbesprekings / Book Reviews Taylor, M L 2005 - Religion, politics and the Christian right: Post-9/11 and American empire Publishers: Fortress Press. 194 pp. Price: US $16-00 Reviewer: Prof G A Duncan (University of Pretoria) For some years, right wing Christianity has been growing in influence in political circles. 9/11 provided an opportunity for the development of a new form of imperialism that contradicts and endangers the traditional American understanding of democracy. This work is an attempt to reconfigure an authentic democratic spirit that can influence and be nurtured in public life in opposition to the view that God and ..


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