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The right and the righteous the Christian Right confronts the Republican Party by Duane Murray Oldfield

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham .
Written in English



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  • Christianity and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Conservatism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- 20th century,
  • Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ),
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-,
  • United States -- Church history -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-272) and index.

StatementDuane Murray Oldfield.
SeriesReligious forces in the modern political world
LC ClassificationsBR526 .O57 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL977455M
ISBN 100847681904
LC Control Number96014647

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