New PDF release: American Evangelicals and the 1960s (Studies in American

By Axel R. Schäfer

ISBN-10: 0299293645

ISBN-13: 9780299293642

In the overdue Seventies, the recent Christian correct emerged as a powerful political strength, boldly asserting itself as a unified circulate representing the perspectives of a "moral majority." yet that flow didn't spring absolutely shaped from its predecessors. American Evangelicals and the 1960s refutes the thesis that evangelical politics have been a only inflammatory backlash opposed to the cultural and political upheaval of the decade.

            Bringing jointly clean study and leading edge interpretations, this booklet demonstrates that evangelicals truly participated in broader American advancements in the course of "the lengthy 1960s," that the evangelical constituency was once extra varied than frequently famous, and that the idea of right-wing evangelical politics as a backlash was once a later production serving the pursuits of either Republican-conservative alliances and their critics. Evangelicalism's involvement with—rather than its response against—the major social events, public coverage tasks, and cultural modifications of the Sixties proved major in its Seventies political ascendance. Twelve essays that diversity thematically from the oil to criminal ministry and from American counterculture to the second one Vatican Council depict glossy evangelicalism either as a spiritual circulate with its personal inner dynamics and as one totally built-in into common American history.

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