The Right and the Righteous: Christian Right Confronts the Republican Party (Religious Forces in the Modern Political World)

The Right and the Righteous: Christian Right Confronts the Republican Party (Religious Forces in the Modern Political World)

By: Duane M. Oldfield (author)Hardback

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This timely book describes the historical roots and political motives of America's most organized and outspoken political interest group, the Christian Right. Oldfield examines the dilemmas the movement faces within the Republican Party as it attempts both to mobilize its base membership and to participate effectively within broader coalitions.

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About Author

Duane M. Oldfield is assistant professor of political science at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois.

Contents

Chapter 1 List of Tables Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Setting the Stage for the Christian Right: Evangelicals and American Society Chapter 5 A Constituency Awakens Chapter 6 The Party Setting Chapter 7 From Ambivlence to Alliance Chapter 8 Pat Crashes the Party Chapter 9 A Voice Within: Grassrotts Activism and a Place at the Republican Table Chapter 10 Conclusion: A Tale of Two Contracts Chapter 11 Notes Chapter 12 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/08/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780847681907
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 294
  • ID: 9780847681907
  • weight: 558
  • ISBN10: 0847681904

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