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God is a conservative : religion, politics, and morality in contemporary America

Author: Kenneth J Heineman
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By tracking the political evolution of such influential leaders as Patrick Buchanan, Michael Novak, Pat Robertson, and Jerry Falwell, and importantly their constituencies, Heineman reveals the profoundly religious nature of contemporary conservatism. His book offers look at the social history of moral politics over the last three decades and the still-tremorous aftershocks of the New Deal.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Heineman
ISBN: 0814735541 9780814735541
OCLC Number: 38288681
Description: xiii, 343 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Heaven can't wait --
1. Reaping the whirlwind: 1968 --
2. Deluge '72 --
3. J.C. Saves in '76 --
4. The great awakening: 1980 --
5. "It's morning in America": 1984 --
6. "A thousand points of light": 1988 --
7. "Godspeak": 1992 --
8. "Don't ask, don't tell": 1996 --
Epilogue: There is no money in social conservatism.
Responsibility: Kenneth J. Heineman.
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