By Jennifer S. Butler

Religion has endured to affect overseas matters within the smooth period. whereas Islam has been lower than the microscope lately, Christianity has additionally been influential in ways in which frequently fly underneath the radar.

This ebook is a gripping exposé of the facility of the Christian correct worldwide—and particularly their effect in the United international locations. A former NGO consultant on the United countries, Jennifer S. Butler offers the 1st insider's account of the ideas and effectiveness of Christian correct lobbying campaigns in the United countries. Drawing on own interviews with Christian correct leaders, she analyzes the effect they've got already had—and what the long run could hold.

Butler finds how contemporary strongest Christian correct businesses are construction interfaith coalitions. on the United international locations, teams like concentrate on the kinfolk and anxious ladies for the US are operating with Catholic, Mormon, and Muslim allies to strengthen a conservative social coverage time table. the U.S. has lately joined that alliance. President George W. Bush has given them an important voice in shaping U.S. positions on matters together with women's rights, reproductive future health, human cloning, kid's rights, and AIDS.

In brief, the Christian correct is globalizing—a phenomenon that grants to problem revolutionary social coverage on a global scale—as good as remodel the Christian correct itself.

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