Religion and Politics in America: An Encyclopedia of Church and State in American Life

Editor: Smith, Frank J.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
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ISBN: 978-1-59884-435-1
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 51
Book Status: Available
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This work offers insights into contemporary controversies regarding the uneasy intersections of religion and politics in America.

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  • Guide to Related Topics
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • Volume 1: A–J
  • A
  • ABOLITION
  • ABORTION
  • ADDAMS, JANE (1860–1935)
  • ADULTERY
  • AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
  • AFRICAN AMERICANS
  • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
  • AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
  • AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE
  • AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
  • AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE
  • AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM
  • AMISH, THE
  • ANTHONY, SUSAN B. (1820–1906)
  • ANTICOMMUNISM
  • ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE (ADL)
  • ANTI-MASONIC MOVEMENT
  • ANTIMISCEGENATION
  • APARTHEID
  • ASSEMBLIES OF GOD
  • ATHEISM
  • B
  • BACON, FRANCIS (1561–1626)
  • BAPTISTS
  • BEECHER, CATHARINE (1800–1878)
  • BEECHER, HENRY WARD (1813–1887)
  • BEECHER, LYMAN (1775–1863)
  • BELLAMY, EDWARD (1850–1898)
  • BERNARDIN, CARDINAL JOSEPH LOUIS (1928–1996)
  • BERRIGAN, DANIEL (1921–) AND BERRIGAN, PHILIP (1923–2002)
  • BIBLE, THE
  • BIBLE BELT
  • BILL OF RIGHTS
  • BIRTH CONTROL
  • BLAINE AMENDMENT
  • BLAINE, JAMES G. (1830–1893)
  • BLUE LAWS
  • BONHOEFFER, DIETRICH (1906–1945)
  • BRADFORD, WILLIAM (1590–1657)
  • BRANCH DAVIDIANS
  • BROWN, JOHN (1800–1859)
  • BRYAN, WILLIAM JENNINGS (1860–1925)
  • BUBER, MARTIN (1878–1965)
  • BUCHANAN, PAT (1938–)
  • BUCKLEY, WILLIAM F. JR. (1925–2008)
  • BUDDHISM
  • BURGER, WARREN (1907–1995)
  • BUSH, GEORGE H. W. (1924–)
  • BUSH, GEORGE W. (1946–)
  • C
  • CALL TO RENEWAL
  • CALVIN, JOHN (1509–1564)
  • CALVINISM
  • CANON LAW
  • CANTWELL V. STATE OF CONNECTICUT
  • CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
  • CAPITALISM
  • CARROLL, JOHN (1735–1815)
  • CARTER, JIMMY (1924–)
  • CATHOLICISM
  • CENSORSHIP
  • “CHALLENGE OF PEACE”
  • CHANNING, WILLIAM ELLERY (1780–1842)
  • CHAPLAINCY
  • CHAVEZ, CESAR (1927–1993)
  • CHEROKEE REMOVAL
  • CHILD-BENEFIT THEORY
  • CHRISTIAN AMERICA, THE IDEA OF A
  • CHRISTIAN COALITION
  • CHRISTIAN RECONSTRUCTIONIST MOVEMENT
  • CHRISTIAN RIGHT
  • CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
  • CHRISTIAN YOUTH CULTURE
  • CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
  • CHURCH PROPERTY CASES
  • CHURCHES OF CHRIST
  • CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
  • CIVIL RELIGION
  • CIVIL RIGHTS
  • CIVIL WAR, THE AMERICAN
  • CLERGY IN PUBLIC OFFICE
  • CLERGY MALPRACTICE
  • CLINTON, BILL (1946–)
  • CLONING
  • COLD WAR
  • COLSON, CHARLES (1931–2012)
  • COMMITTEE FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION V. NYQUIST
  • COMMON LAW AND CHRISTIANITY
  • COMMUNITARIANS
  • CONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICA
  • CONE, JAMES (1938–)
  • CONGREGATIONALISM
  • CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION
  • CONSERVATISM
  • CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
  • CONSTITUTION PARTY
  • CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS ON RELIGION
  • COUGHLIN, CHARLES EDWARD (1891–1979)
  • COX, HARVEY (1929–)
  • CREATIONISM (CREATION SCIENCE)
  • CULTS
  • CULTURE WAR
  • D
  • DABNEY, ROBERT LEWIS (1820–1898)
  • DARBY, JOHN NELSON (1800–1882)
  • DARROW, CLARENCE (1857–1938)
  • DAY, DOROTHY (1897–1980)
  • DEATH OF GOD THEOLOGY
  • DEATH PENALTY
  • DEDHAM CASE
  • DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT (DOMA)
  • DEMOCRACY
  • DEMOCRATIC PARTY
  • “DETACHED MEMORANDA”
  • DISCIPLES OF CHRIST
  • DISESTABLISHMENT
  • DISSENT, POLITICAL
  • DIVORCE
  • DOUGLASS, FREDERICK (1817–1895)
  • DU BOIS, W. E. B. (1868–1963)
  • DWIGHT, TIMOTHY (1752–1816)
  • E
  • EDDY, MARY BAKER (1821–1910)
  • EDUCATION
  • EDWARDS V. AGUILLARD
  • EDWARDS, JONATHAN (1703–1758)
  • EIGHTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. (1890–1969)
  • ELECTION SERMONS
  • EMERSON, RALPH WALDO (1803–1882)
  • ENDORSEMENT TEST
  • ENLIGHTENMENT, THE
  • EPISCOPAL CHURCH
  • ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE
  • EUGENICS
  • EUTHANASIA
  • EVERSON V. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF EWING
  • EVOLUTION
  • EXCOMMUNICATION
  • F
  • FAITH-BASED INITIATIVES
  • FALWELL, JERRY (1933–2007)
  • FAMILY VALUES
  • FARRAKHAN, LOUIS (1933–)
  • FEMINISM
  • FIRST AMENDMENT
  • FIRST GREAT AWAKENING
  • FLAG-SALUTE CASES
  • FOCUS ON THE FAMILY
  • FORD, GERALD R. (1913–2006)
  • FOREIGN POLICY AND RELIGION IN POLITICS
  • FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN (1706–1790)
  • FREE EXERCISE CLAUSE
  • FREEMASONRY
  • FRENCH REVOLUTION
  • FRIEDMAN, MILTON (1912–2006)
  • FUGITIVE SLAVE LAWS
  • FUNDAMENTALISM
  • FUNDAMENTALIST-MODERNIST CONTROVERSY
  • G
  • GOSPEL OF WEALTH
  • GRAHAM, BILLY (1918–)
  • GRIMKÉ, SARAH (1792–1873) AND GRIMKÉ, ANGELINA (1805–1879)
  • H
  • HARRISON, BENJAMIN (1833–1901)
  • HAYES, RUTHERFORD B. (1822–1893)
  • HEALTH INSURANCE
  • HENRY, CARL F. H. (1913–2003)
  • HIGHER LAW THEORY
  • HINDUISM
  • HOLIDAYS, RELIGIOUS
  • HOLOCAUST, THE
  • HOMESCHOOLING
  • HOOVER, HERBERT (1874–1964)
  • HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES
  • HUCKABEE, MIKE (1955–)
  • HUGHES, CHARLES EVANS (1862–1948)
  • HUMANIST MANIFESTOS
  • HUTCHINSON, ANNE (1591–1643)
  • HYDE AMENDMENT
  • I
  • ILLUMINATI CONTROVERSY
  • IMMIGRATION
  • INSTITUTE ON RELIGION AND DEMOCRACY
  • IRAQ WAR
  • ISLAM IN AMERICA
  • ISRAELI-U.S. RELATIONS
  • J
  • JACKSON, JESSE (1941–)
  • JAMES, KAY COLES (1949–)
  • JAMES, WILLIAM (1842–1910)
  • JAMESTOWN, VIRGINIA
  • JAY, JOHN (1745–1829)
  • JEFFERSON, THOMAS (1743–1826)
  • JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES
  • JESUS CAMP
  • JEWISH DEFENSE LEAGUE
  • JEWS IN AMERICA
  • JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY
  • JOHNSON, LYNDON BAINES (1908–1973)
  • JUST WAR THEORY
  • Volume 2: K–Z
  • K
  • KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD (1917–1963)
  • KING, MARTIN LUTHER JR. (1929–1968)
  • KNOW-NOTHING PARTY
  • KU KLUX KLAN
  • L
  • LABOR
  • LATINO AMERICANS
  • LEFT BEHIND SERIES
  • LEMON TEST
  • LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER (LGBT) RIGHTS
  • LIBERALISM
  • LIBERATION THEOLOGY
  • LIBERTY PARTY
  • LINCOLN, ABRAHAM (1809–1865)
  • LOCKE, JOHN (1632–1704)
  • LOST CAUSE
  • LUTHER, MARTIN (1483–1546)
  • LUTHERAN CHURCH
  • M
  • MACHEN, J. GRESHAM (1881–1937)
  • MADISON, JAMES (1751–1836)
  • MAHONY, CARDINAL ROGER MICHAEL (1936–)
  • MAINLINE PROTESTANTISM
  • MALCOLM, X (1925–1965)
  • MARRIAGE
  • MAYFLOWER COMPACT
  • MCCARTHY, JOSEPH (1908–1957)
  • MCDONALD, LARRY (1935–1983)
  • MCINTIRE, CARL (1906–2002)
  • MCKINLEY, WILLIAM (1843–1901)
  • MEDICAL ISSUES
  • “MEMORIAL AND REMONSTRANCE AGAINST RELIGIOUS ASSESSMENTS”
  • MENNONITES
  • METHODISM
  • MILITARY SERVICE
  • MILLENNIALISM
  • MILLION MAN MARCH
  • MISSIONARIES
  • MORAL MAJORITY
  • N
  • NAACP
  • NATION OF ISLAM
  • NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
  • NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN (NOW)
  • NATIVE AMERICAN RELIGIONS
  • NATURAL LAW THEORY
  • NATURAL RIGHTS
  • NEOCONSERVATISM
  • NEUHAUS, RICHARD JOHN (1936–2009)
  • NEW AGE MOVEMENTS
  • NEW DEAL
  • NIEBUHR, H. RICHARD (1894–1962)
  • NIEBUHR, REINHOLD (1892–1971)
  • NIXON, RICHARD M. (1913–1994)
  • NONDENOMINATIONAL CHURCHES
  • NORTHWEST ORDINANCE
  • NOVAK, MICHAEL (1933–)
  • NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT
  • O
  • OBAMA, BARACK (1961–)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING
  • OPERATION RESCUE
  • ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY
  • P
  • PACIFISM
  • PAINE, THOMAS (1737–1809)
  • PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANIZATION (PLO)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLONY
  • PENTECOSTALISM
  • PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY
  • PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS OVERSEAS
  • PERSIAN GULF WAR
  • PLANNED PARENTHOOD
  • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  • POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND RELIGION
  • POLYGAMY
  • PORNOGRAPHY
  • PRESBYTERIANISM
  • PRIEST-PENITENT PRIVILEGE
  • PRISONERS, RELIGIOUS RIGHTS OF
  • PROHIBITION
  • PROVIDENTIAL HISTORY
  • PUBLIC AID TO RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
  • PUBLIC THEOLOGY
  • PUBLICLY FUNDED RELIGIOUS DISPLAYS
  • PURITANISM
  • Q
  • QUAKERS
  • QUEBEC ACT OF 1774
  • R
  • RACE IN AMERICA
  • RAUSCHENBUSCH, WALTER (1861–1918)
  • REAGAN, RONALD (1911–2004)
  • RECONSTRUCTION ERA
  • REFORMATION, PROTESTANT
  • REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
  • RELIGION, POLITICS, AND EDUCATION
  • RELIGION, POLITICS, AND LAW
  • RELIGION, POLITICS, AND SCIENCE
  • RELIGION, POLITICS, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
  • RELIGION, POLITICS, AND THE PRESIDENCY
  • RELIGION, POLITICS, AND URBAN ISSUES
  • RELIGION, POLITICS, AND WAR
  • RELIGIOUS COALITION FOR REPRODUCTIVE CHOICE
  • RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT
  • RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS
  • REPUBLICAN PARTY
  • RIBAULT, JEAN (1520–1565)
  • RIGHT TO LIFE PARTY
  • ROBERTSON, PAT (1930–)
  • ROBINSON, STUART (1814–1881)
  • ROE V. WADE
  • ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO (1882–1945)
  • ROOSEVELT, THEODORE (1858–1919)
  • RUSH, BENJAMIN (1745–1813)
  • S
  • SALEM WITCH TRIALS
  • SALVATION ARMY
  • SCHAEFFER, FRANCIS (1912–1984)
  • SCHOOL PRAYER
  • SCOPES TRIAL
  • SECOND GREAT AWAKENING
  • SECULAR HUMANISM
  • SECULARIZATION THESIS
  • SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH
  • SHAKERS
  • SLAVERY
  • SOCIAL GOSPEL
  • SOCIAL JUSTICE
  • SOCIALISM AND COMMUNISM
  • SOJOURNERS
  • SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION
  • STANTON, ELIZABETH CADY (1815–1902)
  • STEM CELL RESEARCH
  • STORY, JOSEPH (1779–1845)
  • STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER (1811–1896)
  • STRONG, JOSIAH (1847–1916)
  • SUNDAY MAIL DELIVERY
  • SUNDAY SCHOOL MOVEMENT
  • T
  • TAX-EXEMPT STATUS
  • TEA PARTY MOVEMENT
  • TELEVANGELISM
  • TEMPERANCE
  • TERRORISM
  • THOREAU, HENRY DAVID (1817–1862)
  • TILLICH, PAUL (1886–1965)
  • TOCQUEVILLE, ALEXIS DE (1805–1859)
  • TRADITIONAL VALUES COALITION
  • TRANSCENDENTALISM
  • TRUMAN, HARRY S. (1884–1972)
  • TUITION TAX CREDITS
  • TWO-KINGDOM THEOLOGY
  • U
  • UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
  • UNIFICATION CHURCH
  • UNITARIANS
  • UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
  • UTOPIANISM
  • V
  • VATICAN II
  • VATICAN-U.S. DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS
  • VIRGINIA STATUTE FOR ESTABLISHING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
  • W
  • WALL OF SEPARATION
  • WASHINGTON, BOOKER T. (1856–1915)
  • WASHINGTON, GEORGE (1732–1799)
  • WELFARE
  • WEST, CORNEL (1953–)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION V. BARNETTE
  • WHITMAN, WALT (1819–1892)
  • WIDMAR V. VINCENT
  • WILLARD, FRANCES
  • WILSON, WOODROW (1856–1924)
  • WINTHROP, JOHN (1588–1649)
  • WITHERSPOON, JOHN (1723–1794)
  • WOMEN IN POLITICS AND RELIGION
  • Z
  • ZIONISM
  • ZONING
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