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White evangelical racism : the politics of morality in America

Author: Anthea D Butler
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The American political scene today is poisonously divided, and the vast majority of white evangelicals play a strikingly unified, powerful role in the disunion. These evangelicals raise a starkly consequential question for electoral politics: Why do they claim morality while supporting politicians who act immorally by most Christian measures? In this clear-eyed, hard-hitting chronicle of American religion and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Butler, Anthea D., 1960-
White evangelical racism.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2021]
(DLC) 2020047941
(OCoLC)1197848534
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthea D Butler
ISBN: 9781469661193 1469661195 9781469661186 1469661187
OCLC Number: 1239748031
Notes: "A Ferris and Ferris book"--Title page.
Description: 1 online resource (164 pages)
Contents: Introduction, Evangelical Racism: A Feature, Not a Bug --
Racist Foundations of Evangelicalism in the Nineteenth Century --
Saving the Nation, Fervor, Fear, and Challenges to Jim Crow --
Whitewashing Racism and the Rise of the Religious Right --
How Firm a Foundation, a Twenty-First-Century Precipice Appears --
Conclusion, Whom Will You Serve?
Responsibility: Anthea Butler.

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In this clear-eyed, hard-hitting chronicle of American religion and politics, Anthea Butler argues that racism is at the core of conservative evangelical activism and power. Butler reveals how  Read more...

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