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Delirium: A Brief History of America’s Religious Founding(s)

  • Ashley Crawford
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Abstract

A brief history of America’s religious founding(s). Relevance of the discussions of Harold Bloom, Slavoj Žižek and others. The Cultural-Schizophrenic zone between Church and State. America’s Religious DNA—Columbus’ Book of Prophecy. The American Mythos—Puritan Founding. God’s People—Harold Bloom’s American Religion. The Rapture—9/11. Glossolalia and American Fiction. The Age of Anxiety—Assassinations, Wars and The Fraying of Belief. Ben Marcus and Matthew Barney.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashley Crawford
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  1. 1.University of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia

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