Religion and the American Presidency / Edition 1

Religion and the American Presidency / Edition 1

by M. Rozell, G. Whitney, Raphael Dalleo, Michael A. Genovese
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403977712

ISBN-13: 9781403977717

Pub. Date: 06/08/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This volume opens a new avenue toward understanding the politics and policies of many US presidents. As the essays in this book reveal, religion has had an enormous impact on many critical presidencies in US history. Contrary to the conventional wisdom, these essays reveal the deeply religious side to Truman, Eisenhower, and Reagan, among others.

Overview

This volume opens a new avenue toward understanding the politics and policies of many US presidents. As the essays in this book reveal, religion has had an enormous impact on many critical presidencies in US history. Contrary to the conventional wisdom, these essays reveal the deeply religious side to Truman, Eisenhower, and Reagan, among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403977717
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
06/08/2007
Series:
Evolving American Presidency Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Religion and the Presidency in Historical Perspective; M.J.Rozell & G.Whitney The Faith of George Washington; G.S.Smith Thomas Jefferson and the Myth of Separation; T.E.Buckley Religion in the Life, Thought, and Presidency of James Madison; V.P.Munoz Lincoln's Political Religion and Religious Politics; L.E.Morel "We Must Put on the Armor of God:" Harry Truman and the Cold War; E.E.Spalding Dwight D. Eisenhower: Civil Religion and the Cold War; J.Holl Secular Icon or Catholic Hero?: Religion and the Presidency of John F. Kennedy; T.J.Carty Jimmy Carter and the Politics of Faith; J.Walz Ronald Reagan's Faith and Attack on Soviet Communism; P.Kengor The Religion of Bill Clinton; J.M. Penning The Faith of George W. Bush: The Personal, Practical, and Political; C.Larson & C.Wilcox

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