Religion and politics in America :
faith, culture, and strategic choices /
Robert Booth Fowler ... [et al.].
|Other Authors:||Fowler, Robert Booth, 1940-|
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 2010
Religion and politics
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|245||0||0|||a Religion and politics in America : |b faith, culture, and strategic choices / |c Robert Booth Fowler ... [et al.].|
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|300|||a xviii, 363 p. : |b ill. ; |c 23 cm.|
|504|||a Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|505||0|||a Preface -- Religion and political culture in America : the historical legacy -- The Puritan temper -- Religious freedom and pluralism -- The Evangelical dimension -- The populist dimension -- Christianity and its major branches -- The status of religion in the United Sates -- The major Christian traditions and politics -- Judaism, Islam, and other expressions of religious pluralism -- Major non-Christian religions -- Separatist religions -- Other small religions -- A comparative case study : Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses -- Political assessments -- Voting and religion in American politics -- A historical review -- The postindustrial era -- The politics of organized religious groups -- The evolution of national religious lobbies -- Strategies for effective advocacy -- The legislative process, compromise, and coalition building -- A model of religious group effectiveness -- Progressive Protestant groups -- Roman Catholic groups -- Jewish groups -- Evangelical Protestant groups -- Muslim groups -- The politics of religious minorities -- The globalization of religious advocacy -- Religious advocacy at the statehouse -- Local-level advocacy -- Do religious groups play a distinctive role in American democracy? -- Religion and political and cultural elites -- Religion and the presidency -- Religion and Congress -- Religion and other political elites -- Religion and cultural elites -- Religion, civil society, and political culture -- The tension between religion and political culture -- Political culture as a context for religious participation -- Religion, civil society, and good citizenship -- Religious politics and the legal system -- Judicial politics -- Key players -- Factors for success -- The politics of church and state -- Church and state in the courts -- Religious free exercise -- The limits of free exercise -- The politics of religious establishment -- Equal access : an alternative approach to church and state -- Latino and African American religion and politics -- The changing status of Latino religion -- Latinos in public life -- African American religion and politics : toward a broader view -- History and Black political attitudes -- Connections between religion and politics -- Islam in the African American community -- Gender, religion, and politics -- Gender and religion in American life -- Religious women's diverging perspectives on American politics -- The politics of women in the pews -- The politics of women clergy -- Theories of religion, culture, and American politics -- Culture wars -- The secularization thesis -- The culture shift thesis -- Civil religion -- The unconventional partners thesis -- Populism -- The market thesis, religious pluralism, and politics -- Toward the future.|
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