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Religion and political behavior in the United States

Religion and political behavior in the United States

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and politics -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ted G. Jelen.
    ContributionsJelen, Ted G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.P7 R427 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 308 p. :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17777964M
    ISBN 100275930890

      Smith explains that the book developed out of a fairly straightforward observation: “In a diverse country like the United States people choose which religious community, if any, to join. If people choose where to devote time, money, and commitment, religious leaders cannot compel their followers to adhere to specific doctrines and beliefs.”. Through a detailed review of the political attitudes and behavior of major religious and minority faith traditions, the book establishes that religion continues to be a major part of the American cultural and political milieu while explaining that it must interact with many other factors to influence political outcomes in the United States.

    The United States remains a deeply religious country and religion plays an inextricably critical role in American politics. Controversy over issues such as abortion is fueled by opposition in the Catholic Church and among conservative Protestants, candidates for the presidency are questioned about their religious beliefs, and the separation of church and state remains hotly contested. An Introduction to Religion and Politics offers a comprehensive overview of the many theories of religion and politics, and provides students with an accessible but in-depth account of the most.

    Some nations, such as the United States, are referred to as _____, which means that they include people who are dissimilar in regard to social characteristics such as religion, income, or race/ethnicity. a. subculture societies b. counterculture societies c. homogeneous societies d. heterogeneous societies.   Through a detailed review of the political attitudes and behaviors of major religious and minority faith traditions, the book establishes that religion continues to be a major part of the American cultural and political milieu while explaining that it must interact with many other factors to influence political outcomes in the United States.5/5(1).


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The second edition properly emphasizes both the continuity and change which characterize religious politics in the United States." ―Ted G. Jelen, University of Nevada, Las Vegas "Anyone interested in understanding the complex interplay between religion and politics in the U.S.

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