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Religion, politics, and American identity : new directions, new controversies

Author: David S Gutterman; Andrew R Murphy
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2006.
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Scholarship on the role of religion in American public life has taken on an urgency in the wake of the attacks of September 11, 2001. This volume explores the aspects of the religion-politics nexus  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Religion, politics, and American identity.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)607754303
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David S Gutterman; Andrew R Murphy
ISBN: 0739111140 9780739111147
OCLC Number: 68965685
Description: viii, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Research on American religion and politics : a survey of the field / Laura R. Olson --
Discourse bless America : rebuilding the national mythos after September 11 / Melissa M. Wilcox --
The enduring power of the American jeremiad / Andrew R. Murphy and Jennifer Miller --
Stories of sinfulness : narrative identity in America / David S. Gutterman --
The divisiveness rationale and negative reference group associations in church-state controversies / Louis Bolce and Gerald de Maio --
Religion on main street : toward a new politics of the sacred and secular / Mark Button --
Latino spirituality and U.S. politics : a communitarianism that crosses borders / John Francis Burke --
Religion in the workplace and the problem of the first amendment / Samuel P. Nelson --
Greening the divine : religion, the environment, and politics in twenty-first century North America / Joe Bowersox --
Religion, race, and rhetoric : the Black church, religious interest groups, and charitable choice / Larycia A. Hawkins --
Inside, out, and in-between : sexual minorities, the Christian right, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America / Jyl J. Josephson and Cynthia Burack --
Religion, politics, and American identity after September 11 : reflections on recent scholarship.
Responsibility: edited by David S. Gutterman and Andrew R. Murphy.
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