Contemporary Evangelical Political Involvement: An Analysis and Assessment by Corwin Smidt
This book, written largely by evangelical scholars, analyzes the nature of contemporary evangelicalism and evangelical political involvement, identifies some of the strengths and weaknesses of evangelical political participation, and assesses the significance of present and future evangelical political activity. Contributions include: Contemporary Evangelical Political Involvement: An Overview, by Corwin E. Smidt; The Politics of Christianity Today: 1956-1986, by J. David Fairbanks; The Evangelical Phenomenon: A Falwell-Graham Typology, by Ron R. Stockton; Evangelicals and the New Christian Right: Coherence Versus Diversity in the Issue Stands of Evangelicals, by Corwin E. Smidt; Evangelicals and Political Realignment, by Lyman A. Kellstedt; Evangelical Politics: The Role of the Media, by J. David Woodard; The 'Coming-Out' of Evangelicals, by Lynn Buzzard; The Promise and Pitfalls of Evangelical Political Involvement, by Stephen V. Monsma; Goals of Evangelical Political Involvement: A Fundamentalist Perspective, by Edward G. Dobson; Can Politics Be 'Saved'?: What Must Evangelicals Do to Become Politically Responsible?, by James W. Skillen. Co-published with the Calvin College Department of Political Science and the Calvin College Conference on Christianity and Politics.