Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): The Battles That Define America from Jefferson's Heresies to Gay Marriage

Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): The Battles That Define America from Jefferson's Heresies to Gay Marriage

by Stephen Prothero

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ISBN-13: 9780062098641
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/05/2016
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 236,430
File size: 715 KB

About the Author

Stephen Prothero is the New York Times bestselling author of Religious Literacy and God Is Not One and a professor of religion at Boston University. His work has been featured on the cover of TIME magazine, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, NPR, and other top national media outlets. He writes and reviews for the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, The Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Salon, Slate, and other publications. Visit the author at www.stephenprothero.com or follow his tweets @sprothero.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Culture Wars Cycle 1

Chapter 1 The Jefferson Wars 23

Chapter 2 Anti-Catholicism 55

Chapter 3 The Mormon Question 99

Chapter 4 Prohibition and Pluralism 139

Chapter 5 The Contemporary Culture Wars 183

Conclusion: Will the Culture Wars Ever End? 239

Acknowledgments 265

Notes 267

Index 319

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