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The Evangelicals : the struggle to shape America

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 277.308 FIT (Text) 36626103941043 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781439131336
  • ISBN: 9781439131343
  • Physical Description: print
    ix, 740 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 641-710) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The great awakenings and the Evangelical empire -- Evangelicals North and South -- Liberals and conservatives in the Post-Civil War North -- The fundamentalist-modernist conflict -- The separatists -- Billy Graham and modern evangelicalism -- Pentecostals and Southern Baptists -- Evangelicals in the 1960s -- The fundamentalist uprising in the South -- Jerry Falwell and the moral majority -- The political realignment of the South -- The thinkers of the Christian right -- Pat Robertson : politics and miracles -- The Christian coalition and the Republican Party -- The Christian right and George W. Bush -- The new Evangelicals -- The transformation of the Christian right.
Summary, etc.: A dramatic history of the Evangelical movement in America traces the revivals of the 18th and 19th centuries that rendered evangelism a dominant religious force, describing the rise and fall of denominations and how they influenced American agendas ranging from civil rights and gender equality to climate change and immigration reform.
Subject: Evangelicalism United States History
Fundamentalism United States History
Christianity and politics United States History
United States Church history
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