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This passionately argued e-book presents the 1st in-depth research of the non secular politics of present American neo-conservatism. It exhibits that at the back of the neo-imperialism of the White residence and George W. Bush lies an apocalyptic imaginative and prescient of the United States's sacred future ""at the tip of history"", a imaginative and prescient that's shared through thousands of american citizens. The authors hint the roots of yankee apocalyptic to Puritan Millennialism and modern fundamentalist readings of the publication of Revelation. They recommend that american citizens urgently have to recuperate a critique of Empire of the sort espoused via the founding father of Christianity--or else threat turning into idolaters of a brand new Holy Roman Empire that leads others into servitude.

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