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Modern Jeremiahs: Contemporary Visions of American Decline Mark Stephen Jendrysik

Modern Jeremiahs: Contemporary Visions of American Decline

Mark Stephen Jendrysik

Published April 1st 2008
ISBN : 9780739121924
Paperback
193 pages
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This book identifies where modern Jeremiahs place the sources of national decline and their purposed solutions and its analysis also reveals the central problem faced by this form of writing: the need to balance condemnation of certain practicesMoreThis book identifies where modern Jeremiahs place the sources of national decline and their purposed solutions and its analysis also reveals the central problem faced by this form of writing: the need to balance condemnation of certain practices within the democratic polity with calls for repentance. For these writers and political actors, the tensions created by these demands prove impossible to resolve, as the modern jeremiad further divides an already divided nation.