The Politics of Righteousness: Idaho Christian Patriotism

Synopsis

Aho (sociology, Idaho State U.) explores the backgrounds and belief systems of organizations such as the Aryan Nations Church, the Possee Comitatus, and the Golden Mean Society. He examines the major divisions within the Christian patriot movement, and contributes to the sociology of extremism, analyzing its major theories in light of his data gathered from 200 interviews and direct observations of patriot gatherings. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)