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American Politics and Religion

The Church in the 21st Century Center- webcast

The Church in the 21st Century Center and the Theology Dept. at Boston College recently webcast a panel discussing, "American Catholics and Election 2008: Issues of Conscience". The URL link will take you directly to the panel discussion. To further examine the The Church in the 21st Century Center, go to: http://www.bc.edu/church21.

 

The Pew Forum on Religion & the Public Life : Religion and Politics

The Pew Charitable Trusts

"The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, launched in 2001, seeks to promote a deeper understanding of issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs.

The Forum pursues its mission by delivering timely, impartial information to national opinion leaders, including government officials and journalists. As a nonpartisan, non-advocacy organization, the Forum does not take positions on policy debates."

Sojourners - Faith, Politics, and Culture

The mission  of Soujourners "is to articulate the biblical call to social justice, inspiring hope and building a movement to transform individuals, communities, the church, and the world."

Books

Black churches and local politics : clergy influence, organizational partnerships, and civic empowerment

by Smith, R. Drew and Harris, Fredrick C.
( Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2005)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BR 563 .N4 B569 2005

Table of Contents 

Capitalism and Christianity, American style

by Connolly, William E
( Duke University Press, 2008)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: HB 501 .C683 2008
Conservative Christians and Political Participation: A Reference Handbook

by Utter, Glenn H.
( Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2004)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BR 526 .U86 2004
Failing America's faithful : how today's churches mixed God with politics and lost their way

by Townsend, Kathleen
( Warner Books, 2007)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BR 526 .T72 2007
Faith in the city : preaching radical social change in Detroit

by Dillard, Angela D
( University of Michigan Press, c2007)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: F 574 .D49 N437 2007
Friends of God: the evangelical movement in America

by Pelosi, Alexandra
( Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2007)
Format: DVD

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BR 1642 .U5 F754 2007
How the Republicans stole Christmas : the Republican Party's declared monopoly on religion and what Democrats can do to take it back

by Press, Bill
( Doubleday, 2005)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BR 1642 .U5 P74 2005
In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America

by Glaude, Eddie S.
( Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: B 832 .G53 2007
Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

by Espinosa, Gaston, and Elizondo, Virgilio, and Miranda, Jesse
( New York: Oxford University Press, 2005)

    Call Number: BR 563 .H57 L38 2005
A Nation under God? : the ACLU and Religion in American Politics

by Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm
( Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: JC 599 .U5 K735 2005
One Electorate under God: : a Dialogue on Religion and American Politics

by Dionne, E.J, Jr., and Elshtain, Jean Bethke, and Drogroz, Kayla M. eds.
( Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2004)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 2525 .O53 2004
Our endangered values : America's moral crisis

by Carter, Jimmy
( Simon & Schuster, c2005)

    Call Number: HN 90 .M6 C37 2005
People of God: the Struggle for World Catholicism

by Lemoux, Penny

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BX 1793 .L47 1990
Politics and Religious Authority: American Catholics since the Second Vatican Council

by Gelm, Richard J.
( Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994)

    Call Number: BX 1407 .P63 G45 1994
The Puritan Origins of American Patriotism

by McKenna, George
( New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: E 179 .M475 2007
Religion and Politics in the United States

by Wald, Kenneth D.
( Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2003)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BL 2525 .W35 2003
Theological bioethics : participation, justice, and change

by Cahill, Lisa Sowle
( Georgetown University Press, 2005)

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: R 725.56 .C34 2005

Table of Contents

This far by faith : African-American spiritual journeys

( WGBH : PBS Video [distributor], c2003)
Format: DVD

    Location: McNichols Campus Library
    Call Number: BR 563 .N4 T439 2003

Documents the African-American religious experience during the last three centuries from the early African slaves, through the Civil War, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, the Great Depression, the Civil Rights Era, and into the 21st century. Explores the struggle of African-Americans in their faith and how it became a force for social, political and cultural change in the United States

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