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The Religious Rhetoric of Anti-Trump Evangelicals in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

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Religijna retoryka Ewangelików nieprzychylnych Donaldowi Trumpowi w wyborach prezydenckich w USA w 2016 roku
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This essay examines three arguments made by anti-Trump evangelical Christians in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. By explicating the arguments from character, policy, and evangelical witness, I show how this group of minority rhetors – a minority both within American evangelicalism and within the American electorate at large – used their minority status to project a prophetic warning against the Trump candidacy and in so doing developed a rhetoric that was politically potent while remaining faithful to evangelical theology and history. Paradoxically, it was by losing the election that these anti-Trump rhetors won the opportunity to articulate clearly and forcefully an evangelical political rhetoric and an implicit policy agenda.
Esej analizuje trzy argumenty formułowane przez Ewangelików, którzy sprzeciwiali się kandydaturze Donalda Trumpa w wyborach prezydenckich w USA w 2016 roku. Poprzez wyjaśnienie argumentów z charakteru, polityki i świadectw ewangelicznych, autor pokazuje, jak ta grupa retorów, będąca w mniejszości zarówno w amerykańskim ewangelizmie, jak i w amerykańskim elektoracie, wykorzystywała swój status mniejszości do formułowania profetycznej przestrogi przeciwko kandydaturze Trumpa. W ten sposób rozwinęli oni retorykę silną politycznie, pozostając wiernymi ewangelickiej teologii i historii. Paradoksalnie, to dzięki przegranej w wyborach retorzy będący w opozycji do Donalda Trumpa wywalczyli okazję do zamanifestowania swojej ewangelicznej retoryki politycznej i planu politycznych działań.
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