How Does Religion Influence Politics

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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help ...

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Overview

Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737746761
  • Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 4/2/2010
  • Series: At Issue Series: Religion
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,523,795
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Religion Cannot Be Separated from Politics Richard John Neuhaus 10

2 Religion and Politics Are Not Separate in America Paul Jenkins 16

3 Religion Has Become a Liability in Politics Johnny No One 22

4 The Role of Religion in Politics Has Grown Kevin Coe David Domke 31

5 Black Evangelicals Have Become a Social and Political Force Krissah Williams 35

6 Christian Fundamentalists Threaten American Freedom Rob Boston 41

7 Pastors Should Be Allowed to Endorse Candidates in Sermons Erik Stanley 52

8 Pastors Should Not Be Allowed to Endorse Candidates in Sermons Barry W. Lynn 56

9 Religion's Role in Gay Marriage Violates Separation of Church and State Geoffrey Stone 60

10 Religion Is Influencing Global Politics Timothy Samuel Shah Monica Duffy Toft 65

11 Religion Could Bring About Peace and Justice Joan Bakewell 74

12 Christian Fundamentalists Influence U.S. Policies in the Middle East Stephen Zunes 78

13 Christian Fundamentalists Influence America's Anti-Muslim Foreign Policy Yoginder Sikand 89

Organizations to Contact 95

Bibliography 100

Index 107

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