American prophecy : race and redemption in American political culture / George Shulman.
By: Shulman, George M.Material type: TextPublisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2008Description: xxi, 315 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780816630745 (hc : alk. paper); 0816630747 (hc : alk. paper); 9780816630752 (pb : alk. paper); 0816630755 (pb : alk. paper).Subject(s): Political culture -- United States | Prophecy | United States -- Race relations | Prophecy in literature | Bible. O.T. -- PropheciesDDC classification: 306.2089/00973
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-292) and index.
Introducing Jeremiah's legacy : placing prophecy in American politics and political theory -- Thoreau, the reluctant prophet : moral witness and poetic vision in politics -- Interlude : from Henry Thoreau to Martin Luther King Jr. and James Baldwin : race and prophecy -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s theistic prophecy : love, sacrifice, and democratic politics -- James Baldwin and the racial state of exception : secularizing prophecy? -- Toni Morrison and prophecy : "this is not a story to pass on" -- Conclusion : prophecy as vernacular political theology.