Title

Religion and the American Political Culture: Alternative Models of Citizenship and Discipleship

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Three models of the American political culture are considered: consensus theories, dualistic theories, and pluralism. The appropriate role of religion in each is examined, and the risks to both politics and religion are assessed.

Keywords

Cultural pluralism; Political culture; Political culture--U.S. states; Religion; Religion and politics

Disciplines

American Politics | Political Science | Religion | Sociology | Sociology of Culture

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