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God and Race in American Politics : a Short History.

Author: Mark A Noll
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Religion has been a powerful political force throughout American history. When race enters the mix the results have been some of our greatest triumphs as a nation--and some of our most shameful failures. In this important book, Mark Noll, one of the most influential historians of American religion writing today, traces the explosive political effects of the religious intermingling with race. Noll demonstrates how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Noll
ISBN: 0691125368 9780691125367 0691146292 9780691146294
OCLC Number: 994350920
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of Christianity Today Book Awards: History/Biography Category 2008
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages)
Contents: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; CHAPTER I: The Bible, Slavery, and the "Irrepressible Conflict"; CHAPTER II: The Origins of African-American Religious Agency; CHAPTER III: The Churches, "Redemption," and Jim Crow; CHAPTER IV: Religion and the Civil Rights Movement; CHAPTER V: The Civil Rights Movement as the Fulcrum of Recent Political History; Theological Conclusion; Notes; Index.

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Winner of the 2009 Award of Merit in History/Biography, Christianity Today "Mark A. Noll is one of our leading historians of religion... [God and Race in American Politics] tells us a lot about how Read more...

 
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