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Faith and the presidency : from George Washington to George W. Bush

Author: Gary Scott Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers in-depth examinations of the lives and presidencies of eleven chief executives for whom religion was a particularly important issue because of their own beliefs. The author paints portraits of  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Scott Smith
ISBN: 9780195300604 0195300602
OCLC Number: 180127475
Notes: Gesehen am: 07.03.2007.
Digitalisat der Druck-Ausg.: Oxford 2006.
Description: Online-Ressource.
Contents: Introduction1 George Washington and Providential Agency2 Thomas Jefferson and the Separation of Church and State3 Abraham Lincoln: Saving the Last Bes Hope of Earth4 Theodore Roosevelt and the Bully Pulpit5 Woodrow Wilson: Presbyterian Statesman6 Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Quest to Achieve an Abundant Life7 Dwight David Eisenhower, Dynamic Conservatism, and the Religious Revival of the 1950s8 John F. Kennedy: The First Catholic President9 Jimmy Carter: First Servant of the Nation10 Ronald Regan: Making American God's Shining City on the Hill11 George W. Bush: A Faith-Based PresidencyConclusionNotesIndex
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: Gary Scott Smith.


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Gary Scott Smith's new book is an exhaustive but wonderfully informed compendium of religious faith, devotion, and principles held by eleven presidential figures through history...[this] study Read more...

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