Religion and Democracy in the United States: Danger or Opportunity?

By Alan Wolfe; Ira Katznelson | Go to book overview

INDEX
Abalos, David, 315, 321, 323, 336, 337, 339–340, 344–345
abortion, 2, 32–33, 66–68, 193, 237; Catholics and policy on, 2, 5–7, 9–10, 11–14; death penalty issue and, 376n3; hostility towards opposing points of view, 156; mobilization and politicization of, 359, 361, 368
accommodation, religious. See legal exemptions or accommodations of religion
accountability, political, 134–135, 214, 238
ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), 188, 190, 203
activism: amateur or purist activism and the religious divide, 214–215, 218–219, 232–238; Chicano Movement and labor activism, 324–327; community organizing, 36, 258, 328–332, 370–371; Latino political activism, 324–332; polarization and, 31, 214, 215–216, 218; social justice activism within the RCC, 320–321
Adams, John, 29, 374
Adams, John Hurst, 256
advertising, political, 185, 204, 212–213, 359–362, 376
African-Americans: Afro-Christianity and struggle for racial equality, 259–261; and civil skills acquisition, 283; and identification with Christ, 265–266; racial identity of, 34, 274; as voting constituency, 27, 52–53, 275. See also black churches
Albanese, Catherine, 118
Alinsky, Saul, 328–329
al-Qaeda, 94, 98, 100, 101–105, 107, 357
American Citizen Participation Study (CPS), 286–287
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 190, 203
American Political Science Association (APSA), 22–23, 39, 41, 238
American Political Science Review, 21
American Religious Identification Survey (ARIS), 124–125
the Amish, 27, 126–127, 135
apocalypse: apocalyptic politics, 30, 179, 187–191, 199–200, 201, 203; apocalyptic theology, 179, 372
Aponte, David, 337–339
APSA (American Political Science Association), 22–23, 39, 41, 238
ARIS (American Religious Identification Survey), 124–125
Arroyo, Stevens, 308, 310, 311
assimilation: education as cultural, 371; immigrants and, 118, 317, 323, 333; of Muslim Americans, 100–101; “segmented assimilation,” 105–106
atheism: hostility toward, 73, 149, 155, 161–164, 168; religious traditionalism and intolerance of, 161–164
authoritarianism, 147, 152–153
autonomy, logic of, 40–41; government funding and, 388, 416; legal exemptions or accommodations of religion and, 40, 126–128, 131–132, 136
Balkans, sectarian conflict in, 363–365, 375
Barvosa-Carter, 324, 333, 336, 344
BCSS (Bishops’ Committee for the Spanish Speaking), 319–320
Bellah, Robert, 120, 326, 346
Benavides, Al, 329–330
Bernardin, Cardinal Joseph, 372–373
Bill of Rights, 27, 115–116, 131, 137, 388, 413, 424–426
Bishops’ Committee for the Spanish Speaking (BCSS), 319–320
Black, Galen, 130
black churches: civic skills developed in, 283; members as voting constituency, 52–53; Nation of Islam as competition for, 265; prophetic tradition in, 33–34, 255, 256, 258, 261–262, 264–265, 266, 268, 269, 273–274, 374; prosperity gospel and (see prosperity gospel); as religious tradition, 49; Social Gospel tradition in, 34, 49, 256, 260–266, 268,

-431-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Religion and Democracy in the United States: Danger or Opportunity?
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 444

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.