The Religious Right

The Religious Right

A Reference Handbook

eBook - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the movement's role in American life and politics

Book News
Compiles facts, statistics, and information on resources about the religious right in the US, containing a chronology of the movement, results of surveys of conservative Christian attitudes, quotations from religious right leaders, plus directories describing pro- and anti-religious right organizations. Includes an annotated listing of print and nonprint works by and about the religious right, and discussion of the influence of religion on society. Of interest to students, researchers, and general readers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
This timely work presents an unbiased examination of the religious right and its role in American life. From the fight to outlaw the teaching of Darwin's theory of evolution to the struggle to outlaw abortion, the religious right is continually exerting an influence on public policy. This book explores the influence of religion on legislation and society, while examining the alignment of the religious right with the political right. A historical survey of the movement highlights the shift to a "hands-on" approach to politics and the struggle to present a unified front. Biographies of the men and women who have defined the movement and a detailed chronology provide a thorough understanding of the movement's agenda and goals. Annotated listings of print and nonprint resources, as well as of organizations affiliated with the religious right and those opposing it, aid in further research. Comprehensive in its scope, this work offers easy-to-read, pertinent information for those seeking to understand the religious right and its evolving role in American society.
The Religious Right: A Reference Handbook is part of ABC-CLIO's award-winning Contemporary World Issues series. Other books in the series deal with issues such as homelessness, abortion, domestic violence, gun control, global development, and capital punishment.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1995
ISBN: 9780585000312
058500031X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 298 p.)
Additional Contributors: Storey, John W. (John Woodrow), 1939-

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