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Christian clergy in American politics

Christian clergy in American politics

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clergy -- United States -- Political activity,
  • Christianity and politics -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-273) and index.

    Statementedited by Sue E.S. Crawford and Laura R. Olson.
    ContributionsCrawford, Sue E. S., 1967-, Olson, Laura R., 1967-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4327 .C48 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 287 p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17742873M
    ISBN 100801867045
    LC Control Number00054603
    OCLC/WorldCa45661739

    Some of the terms used for individual clergy are clergyman, clergywoman, and churchman. Less common terms are churchwoman and clergyperson, while cleric and clerk in holy orders both have a long history but are rarely used. God's Ambassadors book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In God's Ambassadors E. Brooks Holifield masterfully traces the hi /5.

    Modernism in Christian theology. As the more radical implications of the scientific and cultural influences of the Enlightenment began to be felt in the Protestant churches, especially in the 19th century, Liberal Christianity, exemplified especially by numerous theologians in Germany in the 19th century, sought to bring the churches alongside of the broad revolution that modernism represented. The African-American community has contributed greatly to the growth and prosperity of the United States. In honor of Black History month, the spiritual Web site compiled the top ten most influential black religious leaders in America. Eight of the top ten leaders are Christian pastors or ministers, many of whom have combined.

      In God’s Ambassadors: A History of the Christian Clergy in America (Eerdmans, ). Clergy embody “an irreducibly paradoxical relation to American culture.” This tension at the center of Christianity called for “priests and ministers to work within the culture and yet offend it repeatedly. Holifield presents three arguments. Clergy have expressed a variety of opinions on the topic in recent weeks, sparking debates — including among leaders within the same tradition. Some challenge whether it should (or can) occur at.


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Olson. Christian Clergy in American Politics edited by Sue E. Crawford and Laura R. Olson In recent decades, Christian clergy have ever more frequently had to decide whether to become involved in politics. When they do become involved, their influence can be substantial. summary In recent decades, Christian clergy have Christian clergy in American politics book more frequently had to decide whether to become involved in politics.

When they do become involved, their influence can be substantial. In this book Sue E. Crawford, Laura R. Olson, and their coauthors explore the political choices clergy make and the consequences of these by: The Prophetic Pulpit focuses on clergy politics, but also illumines the broader issues of religion and American politics.

(Daniel J. Hofrenning, St. Olaf College) This is an outstanding book, full of important and path-breaking findings about the full range of factors that drive clergy's decisions about taking political by: Get this from a library.

Christian clergy in American politics. [Sue E S Crawford; Laura R Olson;] -- "In this book Sue E.S. Crawford, Laura R. Olson, and their coauthors explore the political choices clergy make and the consequences of these choices.

Drawing on personal interviews and statistical. With alternating chapters on Protestant and Catholic clergy, the book permits sustained comparisons between the two dominant Christian traditions in American history.

At the same time, God's Ambassadors depicts a vocation that has remained deeply ambivalent regarding the professional status marking the other traditional learned callings in the American by: Request PDF | Christian Clergy in American Politics | Contents: List of Tables Preface PART I: INTRODUCTION 1 Clergy in Politics: Political Choices and Consequences Laura R.

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"This rich and diverse set of case studies clearly achieves the authors' goal of analyzing the political choices made by clergy and understanding the consequences of these choices.

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