The art of the public grovel : sexual sin and public confession in America / Susan Wise Bauer.

Whether you are a politician caught carrying on with an intern or a minister photographed with a prostitute, discovery does not necessarily spell the end of your public career. Admit your sins carefully, using the essential elements of an evangelical confession identified by Susan Wise Bauer in The...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bauer, Susan Wise, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Grover the good, Belshazzar Blaine, and the rapacious woman
  • In the presence of the elect (with the world looking on)
  • Aimee Semple McPherson and the devil
  • Confession goes public
  • Ted Kennedy misreads his public
  • Jimmy Carter, traitor to the cause
  • Jim Bakker shoots his allies
  • Jimmy Swaggart's model confession
  • Clinton and the three public confessions
  • Unaware of change
  • Conclusion: Predictions.