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Piety and public funding : evangelicals and the state in modern America / Axel R. Schäfer.

By: Schäfer, Axel R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Politics and culture in modern America: Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2012. 2012)Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (311 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780812206593; 0812206592.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Piety and public funding.DDC classification: 361.7/5/0973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction : how evangelicals learned to stop worrying and love the state -- The Cold War state and religious agencies -- The evangelical rediscovery of the state -- Evangelicals, foreign policy, and the national security state -- Evangelicals, social policy, and the welfare state -- Church-state relations and the rise of the evangelical right -- Conclusion : resurgent conservatism and the public funding of religious agencies.
Summary: Chronicles how during the second half of the 20th century conservative evangelical groups became increasingly adept at taking advantage of expanded public funding for religious foreign aid, health care, education, and social welfare despite their conservative hostility to the state.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : how evangelicals learned to stop worrying and love the state -- The Cold War state and religious agencies -- The evangelical rediscovery of the state -- Evangelicals, foreign policy, and the national security state -- Evangelicals, social policy, and the welfare state -- Church-state relations and the rise of the evangelical right -- Conclusion : resurgent conservatism and the public funding of religious agencies.

Chronicles how during the second half of the 20th century conservative evangelical groups became increasingly adept at taking advantage of expanded public funding for religious foreign aid, health care, education, and social welfare despite their conservative hostility to the state.

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Axel R. Schafer is Director of the David Bruce Centre for American Studies at Keele University in the United Kingdom.

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