Culture wars: the struggle to define America

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BasicBooks, 1991 - Social Science - 416 pages
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Examines the ideological conflicts and controversies that divide the country and demonstrates how different sides have endeavored to gain control over such areas of conflict as the family, education, law, and politics

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User Review  - Jeremy Meeks - Goodreads

Just as relevant today as it was over 20 years ago. Hopefully explains much of the tension over cultural ideas Read full review

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User Review  - Dani - Goodreads

At one point, the author makes an equivalency between gays handing out condoms at a Catholic church with the violence perpetrated against gays by conservatives. That's right, in the author's world, handing out condoms is just like murdering someone for being gay. Read full review


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Cultural Conflict in America
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James Davison Hunter is professor of sociology and religious studies at the University of Virginia and is the author of "American Evangelicalism: Conservative Religion and the Quandary of Modernity. Evangelicalism: The Coming Generation" received the 1988 Distinguished Book Award of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion.

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