God's own party: the making of the Christian right

This title traces the history of the Christian Right from its early 20th-century origins to its involvement in the presidential election of 2008, arguing that evangelicals' success in transforming American politics was primarily a result of their ability to link their political agenda to the Re...

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Main Author: Williams, Daniel K. (Author)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Oxford Oxford University Press 2010
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Republican Party / New Christian Right / Evangelical movement / History
Further subjects:B Christian conservatism United States History, 20th century
B Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) Religion
B Evangelicalism Political aspects United States History, 20th century
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:This title traces the history of the Christian Right from its early 20th-century origins to its involvement in the presidential election of 2008, arguing that evangelicals' success in transforming American politics was primarily a result of their ability to link their political agenda to the Republican Party.
ISBN:0199867143
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.001.0001