Imagining Judeo-Christian America: religion, secularism, and the redefinition of democracy

Introduction:Dreaming America, deciphering Judeo-Christianity --The genesis of America's Judeo-Christian discourse:From Hebraic-Hellenic to Judeo-Christian : the roots of a discourse ;A Protestant nation no more : facing religious diversity between the wars ;Democracy's tradition : the eme...

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Main Author: Gaston, K. Healan
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Chicago London The University of Chicago Press 2019
Reviews:[Rezension von: Gaston, K. Healan, Imagining Judeo-Christian America] (2021) (Balmer, Randall Herbert, 1954 - )
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Christian politics / Democracy / Religious pluralism / Church history studies 1900-1999
Further subjects:B Religion And Politics (United States) History 20th century
B Democracy (United States) Religious aspects
B United States Church history 20th century
B Christianity and politics (United States) History 20th century
B Religious Pluralism (United States)
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Summary:Introduction:Dreaming America, deciphering Judeo-Christianity --The genesis of America's Judeo-Christian discourse:From Hebraic-Hellenic to Judeo-Christian : the roots of a discourse ;A Protestant nation no more : facing religious diversity between the wars ;Democracy's tradition : the emergence of a religio-political category, 1931-1942 --Secularism and the Redefinition of Democracy:The flowering of a discourse : defending democracy in wartime America, 1942-1945 ;From World War to Cold War : Judeo-Christian exceptionalism ascendant, 1945-1950 ;Fighting Godless Communism : religion and secularism in Judeo-Christian America, 1950-1955 --From Tri-faith to Multireligious America:Secularism Reconsidered : finding exceptionalism's limits, 1955-1965 ;Judeo-Christian visions under fire : new patterns of pluralism, 1965-1975 ;Multireligious possibilities : Judeo-Christian discourse in a multicultural age --Conclusion:The Future of Judeo-Christian discourse.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:022666385X