Full Pews, Musical Pulpits: The Christian Right at the Turn of the Millennium
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In early 2000, newspaper columns announced the death of the Christian Coalition. The Virginian-Pilot, which takes a special interest in the Virginia-based organization, ran a series of stories detailing organizational chaos and financial bankruptcy. Before the South Carolina Republican primary, the Washington Post wrote that the Christian Coalition was mostly MIA in the contest, and that its organizational strength in local churches had evaporated. Across the country, formerly active state Christian Coalition chapters were in disarray, and a spate of state and county leaders abruptly left the organization. Reporters routinely ask us if the Christian Right is finished, themselves confident that the movement is destined for the dustbins of history.
Christian Coalition; Christianity; Religion; Religion and politics; Republicanism
American Politics | Christianity | Political Science | Religion
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Jelen, T. G.,
Full Pews, Musical Pulpits: The Christian Right at the Turn of the Millennium.
Public Perspective, 11(3),