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Religion and the Ku Klux Klan: Biblical Appropriation in Their Literature and Songs

Juan O. Sánchez
Format
Book
Published
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016.
Language
English
ISBN
9781476664859, 1476664854, 9781476624532
Summary
"As with other terrorist and extremist organizations, religion forms the basis of the Ku Klux Klan's dogmatic philosophy, providing justification for its beliefs and actions. Covering nearly a century of Klan ideology, this book examines the group's religious rhetoric in their literature and songs, from its heyday during the 1920s to 2014"--
Contents
  • Section I. The Klan, 1920/1930
  • Words and phrases
  • The Ku Klux Klan and God
  • The Ku Klux Klan and Christ
  • The Ku Klux Klan and the Bible
  • Poetry and song
  • Section II. Beyond 1930
  • Klan rhetoric
  • God's divine providence
  • Christ, eternal emperor of the World Wide Invisible Empire
  • Refining the interpretation of the Bible
  • Summary: Thoughts and connections
  • Appendix A: Doctrinal statement of beliefs
  • Appendix B: The seven sacred symbols of the Klan.
Description
v, 210 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-202) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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