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The Evangelical Bicentennial

John G. Turner

in Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for Christ: The Renewal of Evangelicalism in Postwar America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831854
eISBN:
9781469604756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889107_turner.10
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on Bill Bright's support of Christian Citizen, which provides an early example of evangelical political activism. Evangelical political efforts in the mid-1970s, however, became ... More


The Widow, the Missionary, and the Prostitute

Kyle B. Roberts

in Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388144
eISBN:
9780226388281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388281.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the emergence of evangelical activism in the generation following the American Revolution. New Yorkers depended on state-sponsored institutions, private associations, and ... More


Conclusion: Evangelical Foreign Policy Activism Ascendant

Lauren Frances Turek

in To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelical Influence on Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748912
eISBN:
9781501748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748912.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter reviews the influential role that evangelical lobbyists played in shaping human rights legislation during the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations. It mentions how evangelical ... More


Representing God: Christian Legal Activism in Contemporary England

Méadhbh McIvor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193632
eISBN:
9780691211619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193632.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Over the past two decades, a growing number of Christians in England have gone to court to enforce their right to religious liberty. Funded by conservative lobby groups and influenced by the legal ... More


Latino Evangelicals

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of the growth of Hispanic evangelicals in the US. This growth suggests that evangelical political activism may finally be coming of age. In the nineteenth ... More


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