Superchurch: The Rhetoric and Politics of American Fundamentalism

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To many outsiders, Fundamentalist speech seems contradictory, irrational, intolerant, and dangerously antidemocratic. To understand the complexity of Fundamentalism, we have to look inside the tensions and the paradoxes. We have to take seriously the ways in which Fundamentalists describe themselves to themselves, and to do that, we must begin by exploring the central role of "the church" in Fundamentalist rhetoric and politics. Edwards blends a complex yet readable treatment of rhetorical and political theory with a ...

Superchurch: The Rhetoric and Politics of American Fundamentalism 2015, Michigan State University Press, East Lansing

ISBN-13: 9781611861594

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