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The age of evangelicalism : America's born-again years

Author: Steven P Miller
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
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At the start of the twenty-first century, America was awash in a sea of evangelical talk. The Purpose Driven Life. Joel Osteen. The Left Behind novels. George W. Bush. Evangelicalism had become so powerful and pervasive that political scientist Alan Wolfe wrote of "a sense in which we are all evangelicals now." Steven P. Miller offers a dramatically different perspective: the Bush years, he argues, did not mark the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven P Miller
ISBN: 9780199777952 0199777950 9780190636692 0190636696
OCLC Number: 859384136
Description: viii, 221 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: An age, not a subculture --
The seventies evangelical moment --
Left, right, born again --
The power and the spectacle --
The paradox of influence --
Second comings --
Hope for a change --
Epilogue: Born again, again.
Responsibility: Steven P. Miller.
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Steven P. Miller explores the place and meaning of evangelical Christianity in the United States between 1970 and 2008.  Read more...

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