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The diminishing divide : religion's changing role in American politics

Author: Andrew Kohut; John C Green; Scott Keeter; Robert C Toth
Publisher: Washington D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on extensive survey data from the Pew Research Center, the National Election Studies, and other sources, The Diminishing Divide illuminates the historical relationship between religion and politics in the United States and explores the ways in which religion will continue to alter the political landscape in the century before us. A historical overview of religion in U.S. politics sets the tone as the book
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diminishing divide.
Washington D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)604127316
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Kohut; John C Green; Scott Keeter; Robert C Toth
ISBN: 0815750188 9780815750185 081575017X 9780815750178
OCLC Number: 42823622
Description: xi, 178 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Religion and politics at century's end: something new, something old --
American religion at the close of the twentieth century: a patchwork quilt --
Religion and political attitudes --
Religion and political behavior --
Politics in churches and churches in politics --
The diminishing divide: present and future.
Responsibility: Andrew Kohut, John C. Green, Scott Keeter, and Robert C. Toth.
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