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The quiet hand of God : faith-based activism and the public role of mainline Protestantism

Author: Robert Wuthnow; John Hyde Evans
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans bring together a stellar collection of essays that paints a contemporary portrait of American Protestantism -- a denomination that has remained quietly, but firmly, influential in the public sphere. Mainline Protestants may have steered clear of the controversial, attention-grabbing tactics of the Religious Right, but they remain culturally influential and continue to impact American
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wuthnow; John Hyde Evans
ISBN: 0520233123 9780520233126 0520233131 9780520233133
OCLC Number: 49001983
Description: xi, 429 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The logic of mainline churchliness : historical background since the Reformation / Peter J. Thuesen --
Mainline Protestant Washington offices and the political lives of clergy / Laura R. Olson --
The generous side of Christian faith : the successes and challenges of mainline women's groups / R. Marie Griffith --
Religious variations in public presence : evidence from the national congregations study / Mark Chaves, Helen M. Giesel, and William Tsitsos --
Connecting mainline Protestant churches with public life / Nancy T. Ammerman --
The changing political fortunes of mainline Protestants / Jeff Manza and Clem Brooks --
Furthering the freedom struggle : racial justice activism in the mainline churches since the civil rights era / Bradford Verter --
The hydra and the swords : social welfare and mainline advocacy, 1964-2000 / Brian Steensland --
Caring for creation : environmental advocacy by mainline Protestant organizations / Michael Moody --
Vital conflicts : the mainline denominations debate homosexuality / Wendy Cadge --
For the sake of the children? : family-related discourse and practice in the mainline / W. Bradford Wilcox --
From engagement to retrenchment : an examination of first amendment activism by America's mainline churches, 1980-2000 / Derek H. Davis --
Doing good and doing well : shareholder activism, responsible investment, and mainline Protestantism / Lynn Robinson --
Love your enemies? : Protestants and foreign policy in the United States / Lester Kurtz and Kelly Goran Fulton --
Beyond quiet influence? : possibilities for the Protestant mainline / Robert Wuthnow.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans.
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