The Resource God in the Obama era : presidents' religion and ethics from George Washington to Barack Obama, Niels C. Nielsen, (ebook)

God in the Obama era : presidents' religion and ethics from George Washington to Barack Obama, Niels C. Nielsen, (ebook)

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God in the Obama era : presidents' religion and ethics from George Washington to Barack Obama
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God in the Obama era
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presidents' religion and ethics from George Washington to Barack Obama
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Niels C. Nielsen
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Presidents' religion and ethics from George Washington to Barack Obama
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eng
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Election 2008 turned out to be watershed contests, looking to crucial decisions of policy change about the war in Iraq, the international economy, global warming, social security and immigration. God in the Obama Era is written for general readers and is designed to help give objectivity and perspective on debated issues. Its approach is narrative and chronological, not dogmatic. Its premise is that the contemporary presidency stands in a longer historical tradition, which conditions both philosophical and value judgments. A scholar, who has written in both the history and philosophy of religion, the author is interested in the long term moral values and religious symbols that motivate both voters and public officials. Of course, he is not so naive as to suppose that truth is always on one side of the election divide. Clearly, the U. S. Constitution guarantees both freedom of worship and the non-establishment of religion. But faith convictions remain a powerful ideological force in American politics
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Midwest
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1921-
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Nielsen, Niels Christian
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261.7
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Presidents
  • Church and state
  • Religion and politics
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adult
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God in the Obama era : presidents' religion and ethics from George Washington to Barack Obama, Niels C. Nielsen, (ebook)
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9781614480617
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11551258
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God in the Obama era : presidents' religion and ethics from George Washington to Barack Obama, Niels C. Nielsen, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614480617
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11551258
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11551258
System control number
MWT11551258
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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