Franklin

Red state religion : faith and politics in America's heartland / Robert Wuthnow.

Author/Creator:
Wuthnow, Robert.
Publication:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 484 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Status/Location:
Loading...

Get It

Details

Subjects:
Religion and politics -- Kansas -- History.
Kansas -- Politics and government -- History.
Political culture -- Kansas -- History.
Contents:
Piety on the plains. Abraham Lincoln in Kansas. Establishing a civic order. Public religion. Serving the community. Church expansion. Cooperation and competition
An evolving political style. Prairie politics. Populism and religious politics. Protesting against inequality. A divided party. Law and order. For the children
Redefining the heartland. Harvest of progress. Consolidation and expansion. Forward-looking initiatives. Church and state. Hunkering down. Fundamentalism and the Great Depression. Simian peasants. Novel movements
Quiet conservatism. Grassroots resentments verso the Senator from Pendergast. Hometown religion. I like Ike. A well-qualified Catholic
An era of restructuring. Stirrings on the right. From desegregation to Black Power. Nixon at Kansas State. Division in the churches
The religious right. Mobilization on the right. Government is the problem. The war in Wichita. Shifting the focus. Questioning evolution
Continuing the struggle. The churches and activist networks. Electing George W. Bush. Regulating abortion. The campaign against gay marriage. Evolution revisited. The death of Dr. Tiller. Swatches of purple.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780691150550
0691150559
OCLC:
724664169