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American Revivalism

The Christian Right In Context: Building A Christian America

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard T. Hughes

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 1: The Long View

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard T. Hughes

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.