War, Depression, Prohibition and Racism: The Response of the Sunday School to an Era of Crisis, 1933-1941 / Edition 1

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Overview

Originally published in 1973 by John Wiley & Sons, this volume presents a rigorous analysis of public opinion on the wars in Korea and Vietnam, and on the Presidents who led us during those conflicts. Shows how polling results are often misused, and develops many unconventional conclusions.

Author Biography: John E. Mueller is Professor of Political Science at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.

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Editorial Reviews

Journal Of Church and State
...Johnson's greatest contribution is in showing that the much-maligned Sunday School in America has been, and continues to be, an influential institution, capable of both reflecting and shaping the mindset of Americans.
Encounter
This book will appeal most directly to religious educators and to other people interested in the history of the Sunday school.
History Review Of New Books
Johnson has provided the historical community with a valuable resource.
Journal of American History
...provides useful data for historians interested in the intersection between religion and politics in American history.
Journal Of American History
...provides useful data for historians interested in the intersection between religion and politics in American history.
Journal of Church and State
...Johnson's greatest contribution is in showing that the much-maligned Sunday School in America has been, and continues to be, an influential institution, capable of both reflecting and shaping the mindset of Americans.
Journal of Church & State
...Johnson's greatest contribution is in showing that the much-maligned Sunday School in America has been, and continues to be, an influential institution, capable of both reflecting and shaping the mindset of Americans.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819183576
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.78 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Ch. I Sifting the Soil of an Era 1
Ch. II Searching for the Boundaries Between Church and State 11
The Augsburg Teacher 13
The Westminster Teacher 17
The Teacher 24
The Bethany Teacher 35
Ch. III Praying for Peace While Adjusting to the Reality of War 47
The Westminster Teacher 48
The Augsburg Teacher 58
The Teacher 67
The Bethany Teacher 76
Ch. IV Interpreting the Meaning of Hard Times--Their Cause, Their Effect, Their Cure 91
The Bethany Teacher 95
The Teacher 105
The Westminster Teacher 114
The Augsburg Teacher 129
Ch. V In Defense of a Lost Cause 147
A Brief Historical Review 148
The Teacher 151
The Augsburg Teacher 159
The Bethany Teacher 168
The Westminster Teacher 176
Ch. VI "Jesus Loves the Little Children..." 185
The Augsburg Teacher 189
The Bethany Teacher 208
The Westminster Teacher 220
The Teacher 232
Ch. VII "I Wonder What You'll Find ... " 245
The Central Aim of the Sunday School 245
The Contextualization of the Gospel 246
The Relationship Between Church and State 247
The Theological Orientation of the Sunday School 248
The Sunday School's Political Identification 254
Contrasts in the Sunday School Curriculum 255
A Synoptic-Like Discovery 258
One Final Consideration 259
Select Bibliography 261
Index 267
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