To bring the good news to all nations : evangelical influence on human rights and U.S. foreign relations / Lauren Frances Turek.

By: Turek, Lauren Frances, 1983- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 1 online resource (xii, 295 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781501748936; 1501748920; 9781501748929; 1501748939Subject(s): Christianity and international relations -- United States | Evangelicalism -- Political aspects -- United States | Evangelicalism -- United States -- Influence | Christianity and politics -- United States | Human rights -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: To bring the good news to all nationsDDC classification: 261.8/70973 LOC classification: BR115.I7 | T87 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
A Global Shift in Missionary Christianity -- The Communications Revolution and Evangelical Internationalism -- Religious Freedom and the New Evangelical Foreign Policy Lobby -- Fighting Religious Persecution behind the Iron Curtain -- Supporting a "Brother in Christ" in Guatemala -- The Challenge of South African Apartheid.
Summary: "This book examines the growth and influence of evangelical Christian foreign policy lobbying groups in the United States beginning in the 1970s, assessing the effectiveness of Christian efforts to attain foreign aid for favored regimes and to impose economic and diplomatic sanctions on those nations that persecuted Christians and stifled evangelism"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A Global Shift in Missionary Christianity -- The Communications Revolution and Evangelical Internationalism -- Religious Freedom and the New Evangelical Foreign Policy Lobby -- Fighting Religious Persecution behind the Iron Curtain -- Supporting a "Brother in Christ" in Guatemala -- The Challenge of South African Apartheid.

"This book examines the growth and influence of evangelical Christian foreign policy lobbying groups in the United States beginning in the 1970s, assessing the effectiveness of Christian efforts to attain foreign aid for favored regimes and to impose economic and diplomatic sanctions on those nations that persecuted Christians and stifled evangelism"-- Provided by publisher.

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Lauren Frances Turek is Assistant Professor of History at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Follow her on Twitter @laurenfturek.

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