Faith and War: How Christians Debated the Cold and Vietnam Wars (Google eBook)

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NYU Press, 2011 - History - 233 pages
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Throughout American history, Christianity has shaped public opinion, guided leaders in their decision making, and stood at the center of countless issues. To gain complete knowledge of an era, historians must investigate the religious context of what transpired, why it happened, and how. Yet too little is known about American Christianity's foreign policy opinions during the Cold and Vietnam Wars. To gain a deeper understanding of this period (1964-75), David E. Settje explores the diversity of American Christian responses to the Cold and Vietnam Wars to determine how Americans engaged in deba
  

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This book describes how Christians in the US debates the Cold War in general and the Vietnam War in particular. It is broken into four parts. The first two deal with Johnson in the Cold War and ... Read full review

Contents

Christianity and Foreign Policy 19641975 An Introductory Analysis
1
1 Christianity and the Cold War 19641968
23
2 Christian Responses to Vietnam 19641968
61
3 Christianity Confronts Cold War Nixon Policies 19691973
95
4 Christian America Responds to Nixons Vietnam Policies
127
Conclusion
161
Notes
179
Bibliography
201
Index
225
About the Author
233
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