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The Evangelicals : the struggle to shape America

Author: Frances FitzGerald
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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The evangelical movement began in the revivals of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, known in America as the Great Awakenings. A populist rebellion against the established churches, it became the dominant religious force in the country. During the nineteenth century, white evangelicals split apart dramatically, first North versus South, and then at the end of the century, modernist versus fundamentalist. After  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
FitzGerald, Frances, 1940-
Evangelicals.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2017
(DLC) 2016027703
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frances FitzGerald
ISBN: 9781439131336 1439131333 9781439131343 1439131341
OCLC Number: 951742558
Awards: Commended for National Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2017
Description: ix, 740 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The great awakenings and the Evangelical empire --
Evangelicals North and South --
Liberals and conservatives in the Post-Civil War North --
The fundamentalist-modernist conflict --
The separatists --
Billy Graham and modern evangelicalism --
Pentecostals and Southern Baptists --
Evangelicals in the 1960s --
The fundamentalist uprising in the South --
Jerry Falwell and the Moral Majority --
The political realignment of the South --
The thinkers of the Christian right --
Pat Robertson : politics and miracles --
The Christian Coalition and the Republican Party --
The Christian right and George W. Bush --
The new Evangelicals --
The transformation of the Christian right.
Responsibility: Frances FitzGerald.

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* FINALIST * * NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS * * NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD * * LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE * * J. ANTHONY LUKAS BOOK PRIZE * "A page turner: FitzGerald is a great writer capable of Read more...

 
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