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Title:
Religion in American politics : a short history
Author:
Lambert, Frank, 1943-
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Publication Information:
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
x, 294 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
The author examines several moments in American history--the sectional division of the States over slavery, the conflict between Andrew Carnegie's "Gospel of Wealth" and Walter Rauschenbusch's "Social Gospel, " Fundamentalism's debates with Modernism, the Civil Rights Movement, and the rise of the Religious Right and the Religious Left, among others--in which religious movements attempted to shape political movements.
Language:
English
Contents:
Providential and secular America : founding the republic -- Elusive Protestant unity : Sunday mails, Catholic immigration, and sectional division -- The "gospel of wealth" and the "social gospel" : industrialization and the rise of corporate America -- Faith and science : the modernist-fundamentalist controversy -- Religious and political liberalism : the rise of big government from the New Deal to the Cold War -- Civil rights as a religious movement : politics in the streets -- The rise of the "religious right" : the Reagan revolution and the "Moral Majority" -- Reemergence of the "religious left"? : America's culture war in the early twenty-first century.
ISBN:
9780691128337
Format :
Book

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