Connolly is a towering figure in contemporary political theory whose profound reflections on democracy, religion, and the tragic unsettle and enrich us. In this powerful work he casts his philosophical gaze on the internal dynamics of the American Empire—especially the role of Christian traditions and capitalist practices. The result is vintage Connolly, namely, indispensable!
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Book Pages: Illustrations: Published: April He argues that the vengeful vision of the Second Coming motivating a segment of the evangelical right resonates with the ethos of greed animating the cowboy sector of American capitalism. The resulting evangelical-capitalist ethos finds expression in church pulpits, Fox News reports, the best-selling Left Behind novels, consumption practices, investment priorities, and state policies. These practices resonate together to diminish diversity, forestall responsibility to future generations, ignore urban poverty, and support a system of extensive economic inequality.
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Table of Contents Back to Top. Preface vii Introduction: The Spirit of Capitalism 1 1. The Volatility of Capitalism 17 2.
The Evangelical-Capitalist Resonance Machine 39 3. Between Science and Faith 69 4.
Is Eco-egalitarian Capitalism Possible? Christianity, Capitalism, and the Tragic Notes Index Rights Back to Top. Awards Back to Top.
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She has published numerous articles and book chapters in topics such as Marxist feminist theory, population theory, ecology, inequality, domestic labour and reproductive technologies. Specialists in Marxist theory and methodology and all interested in the oppression of women, Marxist feminist and social reproduction theories, including professors, undergraduate and postgraduate students, and academic libraries.
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