The Apolitical Evangelicals

We hear rather less about the looming transformation of America into an evangelical theocracy now that George W. Bush is no longer president, but anyone who remembers those wearying debates will find Mark Chaves’ analysis of political activism in American churches illuminating. It turns out that evangelical congregations, despite all the exertions of the Moral Majority and the Christian Coalition, tend be less politically engaged on many fronts than their mainline Protestant, black Protestant and Catholic counterparts.

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Religion News Blog posted this on Tuesday April 13, 2010.
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