Loading, please wait...

product description page

Religion and Politics in America : Faith, Culture, and Strategic Choices - 6 (Paperback)

Religion and Politics in America : Faith, Culture, and Strategic Choices -  6 (Paperback) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Religion and politics are never far from the headlines, but their relationship remains complex and often confusing. This book offers an engaging, accessible, and balanced treatment of religion in American politics. It explores the historical, cultural, and legal contexts that motivate religious political engagement and assesses the pragmatic and strategic political realities that religious organizations and people face. Incorporating the best and most current scholarship, the authors examine the evolving politics of Roman Catholics; evangelical and mainline Protestants; African-American and Latino traditions; Jews, Muslims, and other religious minorities; recent immigrants and religious "nones"; and other conventional and not-so-conventional American religious movements.

New to the Sixth Edition

• Covers the 2016 election and assesses the role of religion from Obama to Trump.

• Expands substantially on religion’s relationship to gender and sexuality, race, ethnicity, and class, and features the role of social media in religious mobilization.

• Adds discussion questions at the end of every chapter, to help students gain deeper understanding of the subject.

• Adds a new concluding chapter on the normative issues raised by religious political engagement, to stimulate lively discussions.

Number of Pages: 378 p. ;
Genre: Political Science, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: American Government
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Book theme: National, General
Author: Allen D. Hertzke & Laura R. Olson & Kevin R. Den Dulk & Robert Booth Fowler
Language: English
Street Date: August 11, 2018
TCIN: 53324234
UPC: 9780813350578
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-0332
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores
Loading, please wait...

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.