Arts & Sciences | Boston UniversityMany of our ebooks are available through library electronic resources including these platforms:. The delegates to the Constitutional Convention blocked the establishment of Christianity as a national religion. But they could not keep religion out of American politics. But most of these tend toward the genre of the rant, which is why Lambert's new book is important. It gives a history of the intertwining of evangelical faith and political engagement in America that displays no obvious agenda other than to illuminate The whole book will be useful as a handy, clear and fair treatment of this most contentious subject. Some things, [Lambert] writes, never change.
Where Religion Meets Politics: Church, State and American History
Race, Religion, and Politics
Add to GoodReads Exam Copies. Race, Religion, and Politics. This book examines race, religion, and politics in the United States, illuminating their intersections and what they reveal about power and privilege. Drawing on both historic and recent examples, Stephanie Mitchem introduces readers to the ways race has been constructed in the United States, discusses how race and religion influence each other, and assesses how they shape political influence. Mitchem concludes with a chapter looking toward possibilities for increased rights and justice for all. Series: Religion in the Modern World. Stephanie Y.
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Politics and Religion in a Changing America
Woodward pp. Nearly 40 years ago, I took my first full-time job as a newspaper reporter, covering four towns in central New Jersey for the local daily. Our paper circulated a modest 40, copies or so, and yet it exuded ambition. One vast gap existed in our collective field of vision, however, and we hardly even recognized it. Nobody on the staff reported on religion. It typified the attitude back then in most general-interest newspapers and magazines.
Religion and Politics in the United States. Kenneth D. Wald , Allison Calhoun-Brown. From marriage equality, to gun control, to immigration reform and the threat of war, religion plays a fascinating and crucial part in our nation's political process and in our culture at large. Now in its seventh edition, Religion and Politics in the United States includes analyses of the nation's most pressing political matters regarding religious freedom, and the ways in which that essential constitutional freedom situates itself within modern America.
This book explores the transformations in religion in conjunction with political change. Professor Levine suggests, highlights the dynamic and dialectical interaction between religion and politics in general, and addresses the more universal problem of relating thought to action. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.