Thy kingdom come : how the religious right distorts the faith and threatens America, an Evangelical's lament (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Thy kingdom come : how the religious right distorts the faith and threatens America, an Evangelical's lament

Author: Randall Herbert Balmer
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the involvement of evangelical Christianity in modern-day American partisan politics, criticizing the new generation of religious leaders who have corrupted the Christian faith on behalf of the Republican Party.
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randall Herbert Balmer
ISBN: 0465005195 9780465005192
OCLC Number: 70236386
Description: xxviii, 242 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Bullies in the pulpit --
Strange bedfellows: the abortion myth, homosexuality, and the ruse of selective literalism --
Where have all the Baptists gone? : Roy's Rock, Roger Williams, and the First Amendment --
Deconstructing democracy: school vouchers, homeschooling, and the war on public education --
Creationism by design: the Religious Right's request for intellectual legitimacy ---
Voices in the wilderness: Evangelicals and the environment --
Taking the country back --
Decoding the rhetoric of the Religious Right.
Responsibility: Randall Balmer.

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Examines a generation of evangelical leaders who have hijacked the Christian faith on behalf of the Republican Party. Combining ethnographic research, theological reflections and historical context,  Read more...

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