Religion in the Public Square: Sheen, King, Falwell

Religion in the Public Square examines how three very different members of clergy--Ven. Fulton J. Sheen, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Rev. Jerry Falwell--each persuaded politicians and ordinary people that his theological ideas formed the foundation of American politics.

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Main Author: Patterson, James M
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press 2019
In:Year: 2019
Reviews:[Rezension von: Patterson, James McGill, 1980-, Religion in the public square] (2020) (Dowland, Seth, 1979 -)
Further subjects:B Sheen, Fulton J ; (Fulton John) ; 1895-1979
B Falwell, Jerry
B Christianity and politics ; United States ; History ; 20th century
B Church and state ; United States ; History ; 20th century
B Electronic books
B King, Martin Luther ; Jr ; 1929-1968
B United States ; Politics and government ; 20th century
B United States ; Religion ; History ; 20th century
Online Access: Volltext (lizenzpflichtig)
Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: 9780812250985
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Summary:Religion in the Public Square examines how three very different members of clergy--Ven. Fulton J. Sheen, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Rev. Jerry Falwell--each persuaded politicians and ordinary people that his theological ideas formed the foundation of American politics.
Cover -- Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Americanism: Fulton J. Sheen, Catholic Patriotism, and the Fight Against Totalitarianism -- Chapter 2. The Beloved Community: Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Disobedience, and the Second Great Emancipation -- Chapter 3. The American Dispensation: Jerry Falwell, the Nehemiad, and the Signs of the Times -- Conclusion. American Religious Foundations After the Judeo-Christian Consensus -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y -- Acknowledgments.
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ISBN:0812296117