Axel R. Schäfer's American Evangelicals and the 1960s (Studies in American PDF

By Axel R. Schäfer

In the overdue Nineteen Seventies, the hot Christian correct emerged as a powerful political strength, boldly saying itself as a unified stream representing the perspectives of a "moral majority." yet that stream didn't spring totally shaped from its predecessors. American Evangelicals and the 1960s refutes the thesis that evangelical politics have been a in simple terms inflammatory backlash opposed to the cultural and political upheaval of the decade.

            Bringing jointly clean examine and cutting edge interpretations, this booklet demonstrates that evangelicals really participated in broader American advancements in the course of "the lengthy 1960s," that the evangelical constituency was once extra diversified than usually famous, and that the idea of right-wing evangelical politics as a backlash used to be a later construction 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 ameliorations of the Nineteen Sixties proved major in its Nineteen Seventies political ascendance. Twelve essays that diversity thematically from the oil to legal ministry and from American counterculture to the second one Vatican Council depict glossy evangelicalism either as a spiritual circulation with its personal inner dynamics and as one absolutely built-in into normal American history.

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