Religion in the age of Obama

Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Writing the story -- Obama and religion -- Faithfulness -- What this volume offers -- Structure -- Part 1 Faith in Public -- Chapter 1 Religion (and Race) Problems on the Way to the White House:...

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Contributors: Floyd-Thomas, Juan M. (Publisher, Editor); Pinn, Anthony B. 1964- (Publisher, Editor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: London Bloomsbury Publishing PLC 2018
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Obama, Barack 1961- / USA / Religious policy / Interreligious relations
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Religion And Politics United States History 21st century
B Electronic books
B Obama, Barack Religion
B United States Religion 21st century
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
Print version: Floyd-Thomas, Juan M: Religion in the Age of Obama. - London : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC,c2018. - 9781350041035
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Summary:Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Writing the story -- Obama and religion -- Faithfulness -- What this volume offers -- Structure -- Part 1 Faith in Public -- Chapter 1 Religion (and Race) Problems on the Way to the White House: Mitt Romney and Barack Obama's "Faith" Speeches -- Religion problems on the way to the White House -- When religion problems are race problems, too: Barack Obama -- When religion problems are race problems, too: Mitt Romney -- Faith in America" -- "A More Perfect Union" -- Conclusion: When one religion problem becomes another -- Chapter 2 Political Spirituality, or the Oprahfication of Obama -- Chapter 3 A Muslim in the White House? Race, Islam, and the Presidency of Barack Obama -- "Assalaamu alaykum": The Cairo speech -- War on terror, war on Islam? -- Racializing Islam -- Obama and the black Muslims -- Global responses to Obama -- Conclusion: The longue durée of the "Muslim Enemy" -- Chapter 4 Toward a "Culture of Mercy": Augustine, Pope Francis, and the Transformation of Moral Imagination -- Misericordia et Misera: Augustine's Commentary on the Gospel of John, 33 -- Plea deals and the woman accused of adultery -- Part 2 The Politics of Moral Vision -- Chapter 5 The Welfare of Faith -- Chapter 6 The Mystification of Capitalism and the Misdirection of White Anger -- The mystification of capitalism -- Mystification deflects attention from the crisis of capitalism -- How Trump exploited the mystified sensibilities of white America -- The moral crisis of capitalism -- Chapter 7 Costs of Corporate Conscience: How Women, Queers, and People of Color Are Paying for Hobby Lobby's Sincerely Held Beliefs -- How much free exercise cost?Religious conscience and the Sherbert Test -- Conscience versus contraception
The cost of Christian conscience: Who pays and how -- Beyond Burwell -- Chapter 8 Black Prophetic Discourse and Just War Theory in the Age of Obama -- "Fighting for the Juster Cause": The roots of the just war theory -- "Acknowledging the hard truth": Barack Obama's Niebuhrian geopolitics -- "It's in the Bible": Jeremiah Wright's condemnation of the American empire -- "My problem is I'm peaceful": Lupe Fiasco and prophetic Islamic hip-hop -- Conclusion -- Part 3 On Race/ing Belief -- Chapter 9 When White Is the "New Black": Religious Populism in the Age of Obama -- A brief historical view: The problem of whiteness -- White populism redefined -- The wages of whiteness in the era of Obama? -- Combating a white populist imagination -- Conclusion -- Chapter 10 In the Wake of Obama's Hope: Thoughts on Black Lives Matter, Moralism, and Re-imaging Race Struggle -- Obama and the failed attack on racial disregard -- Black Lives Matter -- Situating Black Lives Matter -- Chapter 11 Deporter-in-Chief: Why Reject Christian Hospitality? -- A shameful legacy? -- Why they come? -- Rejecting hospitality -- Final judgment -- Chapter 12 "Now. Next." Confronting the Past and Shaping the Future -- Election disparities -- History and ongoing costs of racism -- Notes -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Chapter 9 -- Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 -- Bibliography -- Index
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index. Description based on print version record
ISBN:135004105X