Religion of Fear: The Politics of Horror in Conservative Evangelicalism

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Conservative evangelicalism has transformed American politics, disseminating a sometimes fearful message not just through conventional channels, but through subcultures and alternate modes of communication. Within this world is a "Religion of Fear," a critical impulse that dramatizes cultural and political conflicts and issues in frightening ways that serve to contrast "orthodox" behaviors and beliefs with those linked to darkness, fear, and demonology. Jason Bivins offers close examinations of several popular evangelical ...

Religion of Fear: The Politics of Horror in Conservative Evangelicalism 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195340815

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