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The Resource The modernist God state : a literary study of the Nazis' Christian Reich, Michael Lackey

The modernist God state : a literary study of the Nazis' Christian Reich, Michael Lackey

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The modernist God state : a literary study of the Nazis' Christian Reich
Title
The modernist God state
Title remainder
a literary study of the Nazis' Christian Reich
Statement of responsibility
Michael Lackey
Title variation
Literary study of the Nazis' Christian Reich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Modernist God State seeks to overturn the traditional secularization approach to intellectual and political history and to replace it with a fuller understanding of the religious basis of modernist political movements. Lackey demonstrates that Christianity, instead of fading after the Enlightenment, actually increased its power by becoming embedded within the concept of what was considered the legitimate nation state, thus determining the political agendas of prominent political leaders from King Leopold II to Hitler. Lackey first argues that novelists can represent intellectual and politi
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Lackey, Michael
Dewey number
809.3/04
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3351
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Christianity and literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Literature
  • National socialism and religion
  • Church and state
  • Nation-state
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers
  • Literary studies: from c 1900
  • Christianity and literature
  • Church and state
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Nation-state
  • National socialism and religion
  • Politics and literature
  • Germany
Label
The modernist God state : a literary study of the Nazis' Christian Reich, Michael Lackey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Debunking the Secularization Hypothesis; 1 Short-circuiting aesthetics: a novel theory about the origins of Hitler and the Nazis; 2 The secularization hypothesis: an exercise in political blindness; The Theology of the Modernist God State; 3 "In-depth Christianization": E.M. Forster and the modernist "religious sense"; 4 Louise Erdrich, Alice Walker, and David Mamet on the supersessionist theology of the sacred imagined nation; 5 Joseph Conrad and Michael Bakunin on the redemptive logic of Western genocide; The Nazis' Christian Reich
  • 6 The making of Hitler and the Nazis: a tale of modern secularization or Christian idealism?7 William Styron's Sophie's Choice: locating the Christian theology of the Nazi's genocidal anti-Semitism; Conclusion The theological origins of Hitler and the Nazis: a question of method; Bibliography; Index
Control code
787843520
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441198730
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441155757
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787843520
Label
The modernist God state : a literary study of the Nazis' Christian Reich, Michael Lackey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Debunking the Secularization Hypothesis; 1 Short-circuiting aesthetics: a novel theory about the origins of Hitler and the Nazis; 2 The secularization hypothesis: an exercise in political blindness; The Theology of the Modernist God State; 3 "In-depth Christianization": E.M. Forster and the modernist "religious sense"; 4 Louise Erdrich, Alice Walker, and David Mamet on the supersessionist theology of the sacred imagined nation; 5 Joseph Conrad and Michael Bakunin on the redemptive logic of Western genocide; The Nazis' Christian Reich
  • 6 The making of Hitler and the Nazis: a tale of modern secularization or Christian idealism?7 William Styron's Sophie's Choice: locating the Christian theology of the Nazi's genocidal anti-Semitism; Conclusion The theological origins of Hitler and the Nazis: a question of method; Bibliography; Index
Control code
787843520
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441198730
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441155757
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787843520

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