Download E-books The Values Campaign?: The Christian Right And the 2004 Elections (Religion and Politics) PDF
By John Clifford Green, Mark J. Rozell, Clyde WilcoxThe Christian correct by no means ceases to shock expert observers of yankee politics. With the Christian coalition in disarray, many anticipated that the circulate could play much less of a task within the 2004 elections. but if go out polls pronounced that "moral values" have been the main as a rule mentioned explanation for presidential vote selection, pundits instantly proclaimed the significance of the "values vote." but the position of the Christian correct, of statewide referenda on same-sex marriage, and of spiritual mobilization remained the topic of discussion. "The Values crusade? The Christian correct and the 2004 Elections" reaches way past the moment analyses of the post-election interval to supply an review of the function of the non secular correct in 2004. The participants to this quantity are one of the prime students of faith and politics within the usa, and lots of have contributed for over a decade to ongoing discussions of the position performed by way of the spiritual correct in nationwide elections. The authors think of nationwide mobilization and matters, and in addition discover the function of the Christian correct in particular states. Their reviews contend that the "values crusade" was once no longer an aberration yet a constant trend of nationwide politics, and that ethical traditionalism will most probably stay a major factor in destiny elections. A well timed learn of the 2004 elections, this quantity will attract students and observers of electoral politics, kingdom politics, and faith and politics.