Religion in American Public Life (Google eBook)

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Brookings Institution Press - Political Science - 402 pages
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Contents

The Religious Issue
1
The Problem Defined
2
A Common Source
4
Religion Politics and Human Values
9
A Typology of Value Systems
10
Egoism
12
Authoritarianism
18
Monism
22
First Alignment
177
An Immigrant Church
182
The Party of Conscience
188
Religion and the Industrial Age
203
The New Deal Coalition
219
Time of Turmoil 1964 to 1985
243
The Churches Come to Washington
244
The Religious New Left
256

Idealism
27
Personalism
36
Civil Humanism
41
TheistHumanism
47
Intentions of the Founders
53
Degrees of Diversity
74
The American Enlightenment
85
A New Nation
96
Interpreting the First Amendment
115
A New Doctrine of Rights
116
The Free Exercise Clause
127
The Establishment Clause
135
Reasonable Standards
164
The Churches and Political Action 1790 to 1963
168
A Pluralist Society
170
Mainline Protestants in Crisis
267
Black Activism
281
Catholics in Ferment
285
PostLiberal Jews
302
Revolt of the Evangelicals
311
A New Center?
331
The Underlying Issue
338
Religion and Democracy
340
The Moral Foundation of Democracy
341
The Role of the Churches
350
A Religious People
359
Notes
361
Index
390
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