Onward Christian Soldiers / Edition 2

Onward Christian Soldiers / Edition 2

by Clyde Wilcox
ISBN-10:
0813397596
ISBN-13:
9780813397597
Pub. Date:
09/28/2000
Publisher:
Avalon Publishing

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Onward Christian Soldiers / Edition 2

They have money, influence, power-and they turn out to vote. They are credited with delivering a significant part of the Republicans' stunning 1994 electoral success, foreshadowed their status as major players in the elections of 1996. "They" are groups like the Moral Majority, the Christian Coalition, and the religious right. But are they the greatest threat to liberty since Hitler or the last defenders of religious freedom and family values in America? In this revised and updated second edition of Onward Christian Soldiers Clyde Wilcox tells us who they are, what their history has been in twentieth-century American politics, and how they might organize themselves for future political effectiveness. He tackles the sticky political dilemma of the proper role of religious groups in American politics and government while showing how the contemporary religious right does-and does not-fit into that context.

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ISBN-13: 9780813397597
Publisher: Avalon Publishing
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Series: Dilemmas in American Politics Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.47(d)

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