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Uneasy in Babylon : Southern Baptist conservatives and American culture

Author: Barry Hankins
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©2002.
Series: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Uneasy in Babylon is based on extensive interviews with the most important Southern Baptist conservatives who have wrested control of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) away from moderates. Known to many Americans from their appearances on national TV talk shows, such as Larry King Live, they advocate a return to traditional values throughout the country. As these self-professed culture warriors believe, women  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Hankins
ISBN: 0817311424 9780817311421
OCLC Number: 48383293
Description: x, 344 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Moving off the plantation : Southern Baptist conservatives become American evangelicals --
"The war of the worlds" : Southern Baptist conservatives as culture warriors --
From Christianity today to World magazine : Southern Baptist conservatives take their stand in Louisville --
The search for a useable past : religious liberty in a hostile culture --
Using a useable past : church-state positions --
No one has been shot yet : Southern Baptists and the abortion controversy --
Graciously submissive : Southern Baptist conservatives and women --
Conservatives can be progressive too : Southern Baptist conservatives and race.
Series Title: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Responsibility: Barry Hankins.

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This text is based on extensive interviews with the most important Southern Baptist conservatives who have wrested control of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) away from moderates. They advocate  Read more...

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"Those who wish to understand the rift in the SBC in recent decades will find Hankin's book a fair and first-rate account."--Douglas Carl Abrams, "Georgia Historical Quarterly "

 
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