Resurgent Evangelicalism in the United States: Mapping Cultural Change since 1970
Weir, Robert E., Journal of American Culture (Malden, MA)
Resurgent Evangelicalism in the United States: Mapping Cultural Change Since 1970. Mark Shibley. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1996. 156 pp. $24.95.
Recent massings of Promise Keepers have rekindled discussions of evangelical Christianity. In the popular mind, evangelicalism evokes the likes of Pat Robertson, Ralph Reed, and Jerry Falwell, men who massage the media while mixing God and right-wing politics. Toss in Biblical inerrancy, family values rhetoric, patriarchy, veiled racism, and a location south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and the picture is complete. Loyola University Chicago sociologist Mark Shibley finds a lot wrong with this picture. He deftly …
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Publication information: Article title: Resurgent Evangelicalism in the United States: Mapping Cultural Change since 1970. Contributors: Weir, Robert E. - Author. Journal title: Journal of American Culture (Malden, MA). Volume: 21. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 1998. Page number: 104+. © 2004 Blackwell Publishers Ltd. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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