The New Christian Right: Political and Social Issues

The New Christian Right: Political and Social Issues

by Martha May, Melvin I. Urofsky, May Martha
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815325819

ISBN-13: 9780815325819

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815325819
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Through a Glass Darkly: Is the Christian Right Overconfident It Knows God's Will?2
The Right Rides High12
Operation Precinct20
The Election is About Who We Are: Taking Back Our Country26
Playing Broadway30
Trouble in Texas33
How "Radical" Is the Christian Right?36
In Defense of Religious America39
Catholics and the "Religious Right": We Are Being Wooed47
Life Beyond God53
The Future of Conservatism in the U.S.60
Why Intellectual Conservatism Died66
From Revolution to Evolution: The Changing Nature of the Christian Right73
Has the Christian Right Taken Over the Republican Party?87
Casting a Wider Net: Religious Conservatives Move Beyond Abortion and Homosexuality91
From Moral Majority to Organized Minority: Tactics of the Religious Right97
Pat Robertson's God, Inc101
Pat Robertson: Apocalyptic Theology and American Foreign Policy109
Blue Collar or Blue Blood?: The New Right Compared with the Old Right136
Premillennialists at the Millennium: Some Reflections on the Christian Right in the Twenty-First Century151
The Trials of Televangelism: Jerry Falwell and the Enemy170
Lobbying for the Lord: The New Christian Right Home-Schooling Movement and Grassroots Lobbying177
Contract with the American Family192
No Sex. No Drugs. But Rock 'n' Roll: (Kind of)231
The Religious Right's Battle Plan in the "Civil War of Values"245
Media and the Arts255
Women of the Christian Right286
What Women Wish Their Husbands Knew About Leadership292
Family296
"Family Values" and the Religious Right: A Narrow Definition353
The Christian Right's Antigay Campaign: Part Stealth, Part Muscle355
The Preacher Versus the Teacher359
Does Welfare Bring More Babies379
Antiabortion, Antifeminism, and the Rise of the New Right394
Why I Hate "Family Values" (Let Me Count the Ways)436
The New Family Values Crusaders441
Dan Quayle Was Right445
The Family-Values Debate450
The Christian Right and the Pro-life Movement: An Analysis of the Sources of Political Support458
Acknowledgments469

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