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The Christian Right in American Politics

Marching to the Millennium (Religion and Politics)

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Published by Georgetown University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Christianity,
  • Human rights,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Christians,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Political Issues,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • USA,
  • Church history,
  • Christian Life - Political Issues,
  • Political Process - Political Parties,
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • 20th century,
  • Christianity - General,
  • United States,
  • Christianity and politics,
  • History,
  • Political activity

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn C. Green (Editor), Mark J. Rozell (Editor), Clyde Wilcox (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8115877M
    ISBN 100878403922
    ISBN 109780878403929


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