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Faith in the New Millennium: The Future of Religion and American Politics

Matthew Avery Sutton and Darren Dochuk


The United States is at a crossroads in its history. Three decades of political campaigns that at times looked remarkably more like religious revivals than political contests may well be coming to an end. Religion, however, continues to play a central role in almost every facet of American culture and political life. The separation of church and state and the disestablishment of religion have fostered a rich religious marketplace characterized by innovation and entrepreneurship. As the men and women that launched the culture wars fade into history and a new, substantially more diverse generati ... More

Keywords: politics, religion, diversity, policy, Obama, First Amendment

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199372690
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372690.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew Avery Sutton, editor
Edward R. Meyer Distinguished Professor of History, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Darren Dochuk, editor
Associate Professor of History and Humanities, John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics at Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

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