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The Truth about Conservative Christians
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The Truth about Conservative Christians: What They Think and What They Believe

Andrew M. Greeley and Michael Hout

Abstract

Ever since the reelection of President Bush, Conservative Christians have been stereotyped in the popular media: Bible-thumping militants and anti-intellectual zealots determined to impose their convictions on such matters as evolution, school prayer, pornography, abortion, and homosexuality on the rest of us. But Conservative Christians are not as fanatical or intractable as many people think, nor are they necessarily the monolithic voting block or political base that kept Bush in power. This book conveys the complexity, variety, and sensibilities of Conservative Christians, dispelling the my ... More

Keywords: President Bush, Conservative Christians, evolution, school prayer, pornography, abortion, homosexuality, prejudice, political bias, working-class

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780226306629
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226306759.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew M. Greeley, author

Michael Hout, author