Religion and Politics in America: Faith, Culture, and Strategic Choices

Editor/Author Booth Fowler, Robert, Hertzke, Allen D., Olson, Laura R. and Den Dulk, Kevin R.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Westview Press

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ISBN: 978-0-81-334851-3
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 36
Book Status: Available
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A lively and accessible exploration of the historical, cultural, and legal contexts that underlie religious political engagement in the United States.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface
  • 1. RELIGION AND POLITICAL CULTURE IN AMERICA: THE HISTORICAL LEGACY TO THE PRESENT
  • 2. CHRISTIANITY AND ITS MAJOR BRANCHES
  • 3. JUDAISM, ISLAM, AND OTHER EXPRESSIONS OF RELIGIOUS PLURALISM
  • 4. VOTING AND RELIGION IN AMERICAN POLITICS
  • 5. THE POLITICS OF ORGANIZED RELIGIOUS GROUPS
  • 6. RELIGION AND POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ELITES
  • 7. RELIGION, CIVIL SOCIETY, AND POLITICAL CULTURE
  • 8. THE POLITICS OF RELIGION IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM
  • 9. CHURCH AND STATE IN THE COURTS
  • 10. LATINO AND AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIGION AND POLITICS
  • 11. GENDER, RELIGION, AND POLITICS
  • 12. THEORIES OF RELIGION, CULTURE, AND AMERICAN POLITICS