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The political influence of churches / Paul A. Djupe, Christopher P. Gilbert.

Djupe, Paul A. (Author). Gilbert, Christopher P. (Added Author).
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Subject: Christianity and politics > United States.
Christians > Political activity.
Genre: Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780511901713
  • ISBN: 0511901712
  • ISBN: 0521692199
  • ISBN: 9780521692199
  • ISBN: 0521871654
  • ISBN: 9780521871655
  • ISBN: 9780511819117
  • ISBN: 0511819110
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 284 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-278) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A theory of religious influence on political behavior -- Social networks and church structure: congregations, small groups, informal contacts -- Clergy influences and religious commitment reconsidered: reconciling old and new influences on political behavior -- Church-centered influences on public opinion -- The resourceful believer: generating civic skills in church -- The construction of political mobilization in churches -- Present but not accounted for: churches, institutional treatment, and gender differences in civic resources.
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Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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