Encyclopedia of Religion in American Politics

Synopsis

Today, such issues as abortion, capital punishment, sex education, racism, prayer in public schools, and family values keep religion and politics closely entwined in American public life. This encyclopedia is an A-to-Z listing of a broad range of topics related to religious issues and politics, ranging from the religious freedom sought by the Pilgrims in the 1620s to the rise of the religious right in the 1980s.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Helen Thomas
  • John G. West
  • Kay Banning
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Phoenix
Publication year:
  • 1999