A Public Faith Evangelicals and Civic Engagement, by Cromartie, Michael; de S. Cameron, Nigel M.; Coolidge, David Orgon; Emerson, Michael; Green, John C.; Hertzke, Allen D.; Rozell, Mark J.; Satinover, Jeffrey; Schaefer, Kurt; Sherman, Amy L.; Sikkink, David; Wilcox, Clyde; Wilcox, W Bradford; Williams, Rhy
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- ISBN: 9780742531000 | 0742531007
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/3/2003
The essays in this volume take another look at the role of evangelicals in American civic life. The prominent contributors examine evangelicals' beliefs and activity on topics ranging from bioethics to race relations and welfare reform to international human rights. Taken together, the essays show that, contrary to what critics have proclaimed, the social commitment of evangelicals extends considerably beyond family-related issues, and that their activity in the public sphere makes an essential contribution to the public good. Co-published with the Ethics and Public Policy Center.