In the mid-twentieth century, way more evangelicals supported such “liberal” factors as peace, social justice, and environmental defense. simply steadily did the conservative evangelical faction win dominance, allying with the Republican social gathering of Ronald Reagan and, finally, George W. Bush.
In Countercultural Conservatives Axel Schäfer strains the evolution of a diffuse and pluralistic circulation into the political strength of the hot Christian correct. In forging its advanced theological and political id, evangelicalism didn't easily reject the information of Sixties counterculture, Schäfer argues. For all their strict Biblicism and uncompromising morality, evangelicals absorbed and prolonged key elements of the countercultural worldview.
conscientiously analyzing evangelicalism’s inner dynamics, fissures, and coalitions, this ebook deals an fascinating reinterpretation of an important improvement in American faith and politics due to the fact global struggle II.
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