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God and race in American politics : a short history

Author: Mark A Noll
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Noll
ISBN: 9780691125367 0691125368 9780691146294 0691146292
OCLC Number: 225852387
Notes: Fuller Libraries notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-202) and index.
Awards: Winner of Christianity Today's Award of Merit for History/Biography, 2009.
Description: xii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Bible, slavery, and the "irrepressible conflict" --
The origins of African-American religious agency --
The churches, "redemption," and Jim Crow --
Religion and the Civil Rights Movement --
The Civil Rights Movement as the fulcrum of recent political history --
Theological conclusion.
Responsibility: Mark A. Noll.
Local System Bib Number:
278613

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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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