The secrets of the kingdom: religion and concealment in the Bush administration

Preface : an obsession with secrecy -- Introduction : the kingdom of secrets : religion, secrecy, and the politics of empire -- Prodigal son, American Moses : the faith-based presidency of George W. Bush -- No need for explanation : generalized secrecy and unanswerable lies -- New American century,...

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Main Author: Urban, Hugh B. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham [u.a.] Rowman & Littlefield Publishers c 2007
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Bush, George W. 1946- / USA, Government / Secrecy
B Bush, George W. 1946- / Religion / Politics
Further subjects:B Religion And Politics United States History 21st century
B Bush, George W (George Walker) 1946- Influence
B Bush, George W (George Walker) 1946- Religion
Online Access: Table of contents only
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Summary:Preface : an obsession with secrecy -- Introduction : the kingdom of secrets : religion, secrecy, and the politics of empire -- Prodigal son, American Moses : the faith-based presidency of George W. Bush -- No need for explanation : generalized secrecy and unanswerable lies -- New American century, new American empire : religion, secrecy, and the -- Neoconservatives -- Machiavelli meets the religious right : Michael Ledeen and the politics of mass -- Manipulation -- Never say lie : the corporate media and the projection of the Bush image -- America left behind : millenarian dreams and the sorrows of empire -- Conclusion : rescuing openness and "moral values" for a post-Bushist democracy -- Addendum -- Select bibliography -- Index -- About the author
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-222) and index
ISBN:0742552462