Download e-book for kindle: American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology by Joseph Kip Kosek,Jon Butler

By Joseph Kip Kosek,Jon Butler

Essential basic assets show the crucial tensions among American politics and faith through the nation’s history

regardless of the centrality of separation of church and kingdom in American govt, faith has performed an immense position within the nation’s politics from colonial occasions during the contemporary. This crucial anthology presents a desirable background of faith in American politics and public existence via quite a lot of fundamental files. It explores contentious debates over freedom, tolerance, and justice, in concerns starting from slavery to the nineteenth-century controversy over Mormon polygamy to the new discussions bearing on same-sex marriage and terrorism.
 
Bringing jointly a various diversity of voices from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, and secular traditions and the phrases of historical personages, from Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Frances Willard to John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., this assortment is a useful creation to at least one of an important conversations in America’s history.

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