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The FBI and religion faith and national security before and after 9/11

Author: Sylvester A Johnson; Steven Weitzman
Publisher: Oakland, California University of California Press [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction "true faith and allegiance" : religion and the FBI / Sylvester A. Johnson and Steven Weitzman -- American religion and the rise of internal security : a prologue / Kathryn Gin Lum and Lerone Martin -- "If God be for you, who can be against you?" : persecution and vindication of the Church of God in Christ during World War I / Theodore Kornweibel, Jr. -- The FBI and the Moorish Science Temple of America,
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvester A Johnson; Steven Weitzman
ISBN: 9780520287273 0520287274 9780520287280 0520287282 9780520962422 0520962427
OCLC Number: 982733513
Notes: Includes index
Description: xi, 364 Seiten
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction. "True Faith and Allegiance"- Religion and the FBI Sylvester A. Johnson and Steven Weitzman 1. American Religion and the Rise of Internal Security: A Prologue Kathryn Gin Lum and Lerone A. Martin 2. "If God be for you, who can be against you?" Persecution and Vindication of the Church of God in Christ during World War I Theodore Kornweibel, Jr. 3. The FBI and the Moorish Science Temple of America, 1926-1960 Sylvester A. Johnson 4. J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, and the Religious Cold War Dianne Kirby 5. Apostles of Deceit: Ecumenism, Fundamentalism, Surveillance, and the Contested Loyalties of Protestant Clergy during the Cold War Michael J. McVicar 6. The FBI and the Catholic Church Regin Schmidt 7. Hoover's Judeo-Christians: Jews, Religion, and Communism in the Cold War Sarah Imhoff 8. Policing Public Morality: Hoover's FBI, Obscenity, and Homosexuality Douglas M. Charles 9. The FBI and the Nation of Islam Karl Evanzz 10. Dreams and Shadows: Martin Luther King Jr., the FBI, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Sylvester A. Johnson 11. A Vast Infiltration: Mormonism and the FBI Matthew Bowman 12. The FBI's "Cult War" against the Branch Davidians Catherine Wessinger 13. The FBI and American Muslims after September Michael Barkun 14. Policing Kashmiri Brooklyn Junaid Rana 15. Allies against Armageddon? The FBI and the Academic Study of Religion Steven Weitzman Notes Index
Responsibility: edited by Sylvester A. Johnson and Steven Weitzman

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