By Ruth Braunstein
Prophets and Patriots takes readers within of the main energetic populist hobbies of the Obama period and highlights cultural convergences and contradictions on the center of yankee political existence. within the wake of the good Recession and amid emerging discontent with executive responsiveness to dull voters, the publication follows individuals in very diversified groups—a revolutionary faith-based neighborhood association and a conservative Tea occasion group—as they got down to turn into energetic and expert electorate, placed their religion into motion, and carry executive liable. either teams considered themselves because the most up-to-date in an extended line of prophetic voices and patriotic heroes who have been sporting ahead the promise of the yank democratic venture. but the ways that each one workforce positioned this universal imaginative and prescient into perform mirrored very diversified understandings of yank democracy and citizenship.
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Prophets and Patriots: Faith in Democracy across the Political Divide by Ruth Braunstein