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The Resource Religion and politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald

Religion and politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald

Label
Religion and politics in the United States
Title
Religion and politics in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth D. Wald
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wald, Kenneth D
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Religion and politics
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Religion and politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-388) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A secular society? The puzzle of religious vitality -- Possible explanations -- Why the United States? -- Religion and politics : points of contact. Incentives : the causes of religious intervention in politics -- Opportunity : how government structure encourages political action by churches -- Religion as a political resource -- Limits on religious influence in politics -- 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 -- Principles of church-state relations -- The founders and religion -- How far can government go? -- The wall of separation grows higher -- Religious expression in the public schools -- Making sense of the establishment clause -- Extending free-exercise claims -- A free-exercise standard -- The politics of church-state relations -- Assaults on the new order : loosening the establishment clause -- The fall and rise of free exercise -- Can we do better? --
  • Religion and American public policy. Interest group activities -- Organizing for political action -- The question of representation -- Paths of influence -- The judiciary -- The president's religion -- Religious values and government activities -- Limitations on religious influence -- Religious activism in politics : costs and benefits -- The religious dimension of American political behavior. Patterns of religious affiliation -- Political identity -- Political issues -- The "social issue" -- The "culture war" thesis -- Religious differences and social standing --Religion and political values -- Religion and group interests -- The role of social integration -- The political mobilization of evangelical Protestants. The political background -- Roots of the "New Christian Right" -- Building a national movement -- Evangelical political action in the 1980s -- The next generation -- Theories of evangelical mobilization -- The New Christian Right as a mass movement -- A fractious family -- The electoral dimension of the NCR -- A Republican dilemma? -- The consequences for public policy --
  • Continuity and change outside the evangelical camp. Catholicism : the conservative political heritage -- The transformation of Catholic attitudes -- Abortion : the Catholic response -- Abortion : a Catholic issue? -- The political traditions of mainline Protestants -- Mainline activism : sources and reactions -- Retrenchment -- African American Protestants : the perpetuation of liberalism -- The infrastructure of African American politics -- Jews and U.S. political trends -- Religion and American political life. The case against religious influence in politics -- Assessing the evidence -- The case for religion in politics
  • Continuity and change outside the evangelical camp. Catholicism : the conservative political heritage -- The transformtion of Catholic attitudes -- Abortion : the Catholic response -- Abortion : a Catholic issue? -- The political traditions of mainline Protestants -- Mainline activism : sources and reactions -- Retrenchment -- African American Protestants : the perpetuation of liberalism -- The infrastructure of African American politics -- Jews and U.S. political trends -- Religion and American political life. The case against religious influence in politics -- Assessing the evidence -- The case for religion in politics
Control code
35262459
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xv, 400 pages
Isbn
9781568021577
Lccn
96038169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Religion and politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-388) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A secular society? The puzzle of religious vitality -- Possible explanations -- Why the United States? -- Religion and politics : points of contact. Incentives : the causes of religious intervention in politics -- Opportunity : how government structure encourages political action by churches -- Religion as a political resource -- Limits on religious influence in politics -- 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 -- Principles of church-state relations -- The founders and religion -- How far can government go? -- The wall of separation grows higher -- Religious expression in the public schools -- Making sense of the establishment clause -- Extending free-exercise claims -- A free-exercise standard -- The politics of church-state relations -- Assaults on the new order : loosening the establishment clause -- The fall and rise of free exercise -- Can we do better? --
  • Religion and American public policy. Interest group activities -- Organizing for political action -- The question of representation -- Paths of influence -- The judiciary -- The president's religion -- Religious values and government activities -- Limitations on religious influence -- Religious activism in politics : costs and benefits -- The religious dimension of American political behavior. Patterns of religious affiliation -- Political identity -- Political issues -- The "social issue" -- The "culture war" thesis -- Religious differences and social standing --Religion and political values -- Religion and group interests -- The role of social integration -- The political mobilization of evangelical Protestants. The political background -- Roots of the "New Christian Right" -- Building a national movement -- Evangelical political action in the 1980s -- The next generation -- Theories of evangelical mobilization -- The New Christian Right as a mass movement -- A fractious family -- The electoral dimension of the NCR -- A Republican dilemma? -- The consequences for public policy --
  • Continuity and change outside the evangelical camp. Catholicism : the conservative political heritage -- The transformation of Catholic attitudes -- Abortion : the Catholic response -- Abortion : a Catholic issue? -- The political traditions of mainline Protestants -- Mainline activism : sources and reactions -- Retrenchment -- African American Protestants : the perpetuation of liberalism -- The infrastructure of African American politics -- Jews and U.S. political trends -- Religion and American political life. The case against religious influence in politics -- Assessing the evidence -- The case for religion in politics
  • Continuity and change outside the evangelical camp. Catholicism : the conservative political heritage -- The transformtion of Catholic attitudes -- Abortion : the Catholic response -- Abortion : a Catholic issue? -- The political traditions of mainline Protestants -- Mainline activism : sources and reactions -- Retrenchment -- African American Protestants : the perpetuation of liberalism -- The infrastructure of African American politics -- Jews and U.S. political trends -- Religion and American political life. The case against religious influence in politics -- Assessing the evidence -- The case for religion in politics
Control code
35262459
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xv, 400 pages
Isbn
9781568021577
Lccn
96038169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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