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The Resource Religion and politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald and Allison Calhoun-Brown

Religion and politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald and Allison Calhoun-Brown

Label
Religion and politics in the United States
Title
Religion and politics in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth D. Wald and Allison Calhoun-Brown
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wald, Kenneth D
Dewey number
322/.10973090511
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2525
LC item number
.W35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1966-
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Calhoun-Brown, Allison
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  • Religion and politics
  • Religion et politique
  • Kerk en staat
  • United States
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • United States
Label
Religion and politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald and Allison Calhoun-Brown
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0610/2006007439.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-438) and index
Contents
A secular society -- The puzzle of religious vitality -- The persistence of religion -- Stability or change? -- Possible explanations -- Why the United States? -- Religion in the American context -- Understanding religion -- Patterns of religious affiliation -- Basic political tendencies -- Religion and american political culture -- The Puritan imprint on colonial thought -- Covenant theology and the right to revolt -- Puritanism and democracy : a qualification -- "Total depravity" and institutional restraint -- One nation under God : a civil religion -- Civil religion as a double-edged sword -- One of many influences -- Religion and the state -- The genesis of church-state conflict -- Overview of church-state relations -- How far can government go? -- The judicial record -- The separationist period -- The accomodationist era -- The politics of church-state relations -- The constitutional revolution in perspective -- Mobilizing religious interests -- Studying religious interests -- Establishing motive -- Establishing means -- Religion and political action -- Religious cultural environment -- Institutional contexts -- Partisan political alignments -- Influential allies -- Policy domain -- Religion and public opinion -- Economic liberalism -- Moral-cultural issues -- Social justice -- Foreign policy -- What culture war? -- The political mobilization of evangelical Protestants -- The political background -- Roots of the "new christian right" -- Building a national movement -- Evangelical political action -- Organizational transformation : the second generation -- Theories of evangelical mobilization -- The impact of the Christian right -- The consequences for public policy -- Good times? : the Christian Right and the Bush administration -- The Christian Right as a mass movement -- Continuity and change in the religious center : Catholics, mainline Protestants and Jews -- Catholicism : conflicting political impulses -- The conservative political heritage -- The transformation of Catholic attitudes -- Abortion : the Catholic response -- Is abortion a Catholic issue? -- The political traditions of mainline Protestants -- Mainline activism : sources and reactions -- American Jews -- Religion and the politics of ethnic and religious minorities -- African-American Protestants -- Latino Catholics and Protestants -- Muslim Americans -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Other faith traditions -- The other minorities : women and gay people -- Women, religion and politics -- Homosexuals -- Religion and homosexuality -- Religion and American political life -- The case against religious influence in politics -- Assessing the evidence -- The case for religion in politics -- Religion in public conversation
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xiv, 445 p.
Isbn
9780742540415
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006007439
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm64624852
Label
Religion and politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald and Allison Calhoun-Brown
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0610/2006007439.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-438) and index
Contents
A secular society -- The puzzle of religious vitality -- The persistence of religion -- Stability or change? -- Possible explanations -- Why the United States? -- Religion in the American context -- Understanding religion -- Patterns of religious affiliation -- Basic political tendencies -- Religion and american political culture -- The Puritan imprint on colonial thought -- Covenant theology and the right to revolt -- Puritanism and democracy : a qualification -- "Total depravity" and institutional restraint -- One nation under God : a civil religion -- Civil religion as a double-edged sword -- One of many influences -- Religion and the state -- The genesis of church-state conflict -- Overview of church-state relations -- How far can government go? -- The judicial record -- The separationist period -- The accomodationist era -- The politics of church-state relations -- The constitutional revolution in perspective -- Mobilizing religious interests -- Studying religious interests -- Establishing motive -- Establishing means -- Religion and political action -- Religious cultural environment -- Institutional contexts -- Partisan political alignments -- Influential allies -- Policy domain -- Religion and public opinion -- Economic liberalism -- Moral-cultural issues -- Social justice -- Foreign policy -- What culture war? -- The political mobilization of evangelical Protestants -- The political background -- Roots of the "new christian right" -- Building a national movement -- Evangelical political action -- Organizational transformation : the second generation -- Theories of evangelical mobilization -- The impact of the Christian right -- The consequences for public policy -- Good times? : the Christian Right and the Bush administration -- The Christian Right as a mass movement -- Continuity and change in the religious center : Catholics, mainline Protestants and Jews -- Catholicism : conflicting political impulses -- The conservative political heritage -- The transformation of Catholic attitudes -- Abortion : the Catholic response -- Is abortion a Catholic issue? -- The political traditions of mainline Protestants -- Mainline activism : sources and reactions -- American Jews -- Religion and the politics of ethnic and religious minorities -- African-American Protestants -- Latino Catholics and Protestants -- Muslim Americans -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Other faith traditions -- The other minorities : women and gay people -- Women, religion and politics -- Homosexuals -- Religion and homosexuality -- Religion and American political life -- The case against religious influence in politics -- Assessing the evidence -- The case for religion in politics -- Religion in public conversation
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xiv, 445 p.
Isbn
9780742540415
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006007439
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm64624852

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