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Evangelicalism as a Social Movement

Authors:

Scott, Donald

Publication Date:

October 15, 2000

Abstract:

Describes 19th-century evangelicalism as a social movement, not only a religious movement. Evangelicals were in the forefront of movements to abolish slavery, give women the vote, and alleviate poverty....

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New Religions and the Social Bond

Publication Date:

July 15, 2003

Abstract:

Describes the changing picture of religious preferences in the U.S. in recent decades....

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New Religions and the Social Bond, (PDF, 230 KB)

Beyond Armageddon

Authors:

Wagner, Don

Publication Date:

November 1, 1992

Abstract:

Reviews the history of Christian Zionism and relates it to the Christian doctrine known as Dispensationalism or Premillenial Dispensationalism, which is embraced by many in the so-called "Christian Right" in the U.S....

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Apocalypse Now

Authors:

Gibbs, Nancy

Publication Date:

July 1, 2002

Abstract:

Discusses the importance of Christian Dispensationalist ("end times") religious views on popular culture in the U.S. after 9/11. Good overview....

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The Troubling New Face of America

Authors:

Carter, Jimmy

Publication Date:

September 5, 2002

Abstract:

Former president Jimmy Carter reflects on changes in U.S. policies toward human rights, our relationship to our allies, and our role in the search for peaceful solutions to the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East....

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Reaching to the Choir

Publication Date:

April 1, 2004

Abstract:

Describes the large, diverse group of Christians called "evangelicals" and reveals some of the diversity among their views on social and political issues....

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The Christian Right and Support for Israel

Authors:

Strickert, Fred

Publication Date:

October 1, 2002

Abstract:

Describes the influence of the Christian Right, Christian Zionists, and Dispensationalists on U.S. Middle East policy in recent years....

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The Christian Right and Support for Israel, (HTM, 16 KB)

Introduction to Some Sources of Conflict in the Middle eastt

Authors:

Montague, Peter

Publication Date:

June 17, 2004

Abstract:

Bare-bones listing of URLs for some basic articles on sources of conflict in the Middle East. For anyone wanting basic historical facts about the Arab-Israeli conflict and the role played by U.S. Christian Zionists and Dispensationalists....

America's Evangelicals -- Key Survey Findings

Publication Date:

April 15, 2004

Abstract:

Describes findings of a survey of 1610 adults who identified themselves as fundamentalist, evangelical, charismatic, or Pentacostal protestant Christians or as "born-again" Christians....

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America's Evangelicals -- Key Survey Findings, (PDF, 958 KB)

Will fundamentalist Christians and Jews ignite apocalypse?

Publication Date:

October 11, 2002

Abstract:

Examines the growing alliance between fundamentalist Jews in Israel and fundamentalist Christians in the U.S., both of whom interpret Biblical passages to justify unending conflict in the Middle East....
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