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The Obama Question

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The election of Barack Obama to the presidency in 2008 was hailed by many as a historic event and by some as the end of the Reagan era in American politics. But conservatives have condemned Obama from the beginning of his presidency, and many progressives charge that Obama has betrayed the causes that he espoused in 2008.



This book offers a brilliant critique of Obama's pr
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published February 16th 2012 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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A perceptive, thorough, yet concise analysis of Obama as a real human being, with the intelligence and complexity of very few Americans, not to mention presidents and politicians in general. Many people on both the right and left sides of the political spectrum have created fictions and images that they attach to Obama without actually understanding his accomplishments, his merits, as well as his faults. While the right wants to portray him as ungodly and "liberal", when in fact he is decisively ...more
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Gary Dorrien is the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary and Professor of Religion at Columbia University. An Episcopal priest and lifelong athlete, he was previously the Parfet Distinguished Professor at Kalamazoo College, where he taught for 18 years and also served as Dean of Stetson Chapel and Director of the Liberal Arts Colloquium.
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