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In a Compassionate Way: Connecting Faith and Politics

Robert Wuthnow

in Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159898
eISBN:
9781400852116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159898.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the political changes that led to clear lines being drawn separating liberals and conservatives on and Democrats and Republicans in Texas. The critical factor in the complex ... More


An Independent Lot: Religion and Grassroots Activism

Robert Wuthnow

in Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159898
eISBN:
9781400852116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159898.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Texas politics and religion in the twenty-first century. Republicans could count on winning in nearly any national election and in an increasing number of local elections. The ... More


The Second Reconstruction: Southern Anti-Polygamy and the Limits of Religious Freedom

Patrick Q. Mason

in The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740024
eISBN:
9780199894666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740024.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Southerners discussed various options of how to best rid themselves of the so-called Mormon menace. Their debates about whether federal legislation and law enforcement, Christian missions and ... More


The Struggle against Fascism: March 1930—December 1941

Timothy Gorringe

in Karl Barth: Against Hegemony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752462
eISBN:
9780191695117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752462.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Barth was already evidently concerned with issues of theological and political developments when he moved to Bonn in March 1930. Germany was increasingly experiencing unemployment and the local ... More


Democracy and Catholicism in Twentieth-Century Lithuania

Arūnas Streikus

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Lithuania’s first democratic government was established in 1918 and sustained by active participation of Catholic political parties (e.g., Lithuanian Christian Democrat’s Party), clergy (e.g., Bishop ... More


Religion and Wartime Politics

John C. Pinheiro

in Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199948673
eISBN:
9780199380794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948673.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Coming on the heels of over ten years of heightened anti-Catholic activity, the Mexican-American War held explosive religious implications from the very beginning. By 1846 the vocabulary of ... More


Epilogue

Daniel K. Williams

in Defenders of the Unborn: The Pro-Life Movement before Roe v. Wade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199391646
eISBN:
9780199391677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391646.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The epilogue analyzes why pro-lifers failed to gain the support of Democrats after 1980, and why their alliance with the Republican Party also failed to secure a Human Life Amendment or reverse Roe ... More


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