How the Republicans Stole Religion: Why the Religious Right is Wrong about Faith & Politics and What We Can Do to Make it Right [NOOK Book]

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For decades, Press argues, conservatives have defined religion so narrowly that Democrats and liberals have been pushed outside the fold. According to their narrow gospel, God put George W. Bush in the White House to deal with gays, guns, and abortion—and those who don’t agree are on the sure road to hell. How the Republicans Stole Religion is Press’s fervent call for the ...
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How the Republicans Stole Religion: Why the Religious Right is Wrong about Faith & Politics and What We Can Do to Make it Right

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Overview

For decades, Press argues, conservatives have defined religion so narrowly that Democrats and liberals have been pushed outside the fold. According to their narrow gospel, God put George W. Bush in the White House to deal with gays, guns, and abortion—and those who don’t agree are on the sure road to hell. How the Republicans Stole Religion is Press’s fervent call for the left to reclaim religion and return it to its basic principles of social justice, charity, and tolerance.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307499561
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/17/2010
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,168,931
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Bill Press has been a political commentator for MSNBC and a cohost of CNN’s Crossfire and The Spin Room with Tucker Carlson. The Bill Press Show is heard daily on Sirius Satellite Radio. He has enjoyed a high-profile career in government, politics, and broadcasting for three decades and served as chairman of the California Democratic Party from 1993 to 1996. He was named Best Commentator of the Year by the Associated Press and has received numerous other awards for his work, including four Emmys and a Golden Mike Award. He is the author of Spin This! and Bush Must Go and writes a syndicated newspaper column distributed by Tribune Media Services. A native of Delaware, Press now lives in Washington, D.C., and maintains a home in northern California.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2007

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    As a devout Liberal Christian Democrat for my entire 70 life since infancy, and a clergyman for the past 40 years, I wasn't surprised by any of the points made by Bill Press, but the array of arguments that he has assembled to prove those points are amazing. He uses biblical scholarship, historical research, logic and common sense not just brilliantly, but succinctly and eloquently. For about 12 years now I have been making many of the same points on the internet though my 'Liberals Like Christ' internet ministry. My one complaint about this book is that Bill Press has written the book that I would have liked to have written. But God bless him for having done such a good job of it!

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