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Entries by Richard T. Hughes from 11/2010

The Christian Right in Context, Part 1: The Long View

| Posted 11.07.2010 | Religion

The Christian Right has claimed from its inception that others -- liberals, secularists and humanists -- were eroding the values of the nation that they sought to affirm and protect. In that claim we find the seeds of the current American crisis.

The Christian Right in Context: Building a Christian America

| Posted 11.13.2010 | Religion

The Second Great Awakening and the Fundamentalist Movement sought to transform the United States into a distinctly Christian nation and, in that way, paved the way for the Christian Right of our own time.

The Christian Right in Context, Part 3: Politics Over Persuasion

| Posted 11.25.2010 | Religion

By the 1960s, the world was out of joint again, prompting the rise of the Christian Right.