The Quiet Hand of God: Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism

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The Quiet Hand of God
Faith-Based Activism and the
Public Role of Mainline Protestantism

Edited by ROBERT WUTHNOW and JOHN H. EVANS

University of California Press BERKELEY LOS ANGELES LONDON

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Tables and Figures vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes *
  • Part I - History, Organization, and Activities 25
  • 1 - Historical Background Since the Reformation 27
  • Notes *
  • 2 - Washington Offices and the Political Lives of Clergy 54
  • Notes *
  • 3 - The Successes and Challenges of Mainline Women's Groups 80
  • Notes 105
  • 4 - Evidence from the National Congregations Study 108
  • Notes *
  • 5 - Connecting Mainline Protestant Churches with Public Life 129
  • Notes *
  • 6 - The Changing Political Fortunes of Mainline Protestants 159
  • Notes *
  • Part II - Involvement in Public Issues 179
  • 7 - Racial Justice Activism in the Mainline Churches Since the Civil Rights Era 181
  • Notes 207
  • 8 - Social Welfare and Mainline Advocacy, 1964–2000 213
  • Notes *
  • 9 - Environmental Advocacy by Mainline Protestant Organizations 237
  • Notes *
  • 10 - The Mainline Denominations Debate Homosexuality 265
  • Notes *
  • 11 - Family-Related Discourse and Practice in the Mainline 287
  • Notes *
  • 12 - An Examination of First Amendment Activism by America's Mainline Churches, 1980–2000 317
  • Notes *
  • 13 - Shareholder Activism, Responsible Investment, and Mainline Protestantism 343
  • Notes *
  • 14 - Protestants and United States Foreign Policy 364
  • Notes *
  • 15 - Possibilities for the Protestant Mainline 381
  • Notes *
  • Contributors 405
  • Index 411
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