By Sue E. S. Crawford,Laura R. Olson
In contemporary a long time, Christian clergy have ever extra usually needed to come to a decision no matter if to get entangled in politics. after they do get entangled, their impression could be titanic. during this publication Sue E. S. Crawford, Laura R. Olson, and their coauthors discover the political offerings clergy make and the results of those offerings. Drawing on own interviews and statistical info to put the activities of clergy in either their spiritual and secular contexts, the authors examine mainline and evangelical Protestant, Catholic, and Mennonite groups. They research the position of white, African American, and feminine spiritual leaders. they usually deal with problems with neighborhood improvement, urban executive, and nationwide and overseas politics.
Contributors: Christi J. Braun, Boston college university of legislation • Timothy A. Byrnes, Colgate college • James C. Cavendish, college of South Florida • Sue E. S. Crawford, Creighton college • Katie Day, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia • Melissa M. Deckman, Washington university • Paul A. Djupe, Denison college • Joel S. Fetzer, principal Michigan collage • James L. Guth, Furman college • Ted G. Jelen, collage of Nevada-Las Vegas • Laura R. Olson, Clemson college • James M. Penning, Calvin collage • Mary R. Sawyer, Iowa nation collage • Corwin E. Smidt, Calvin College
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Christian Clergy in American Politics by Sue E. S. Crawford,Laura R. Olson