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Moral minority

Brooke Allen

Moral minority

our skeptical Founding Fathers

by Brooke Allen

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Published by Ivan R. Dee in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Founding Fathers of the United States,
  • Skepticism,
  • Religious life,
  • Christianity and politics,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrooke Allen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR516 .A46 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 235 p. ;
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24801417M
    ISBN 101566636752
    ISBN 109781566636759
    LC Control Number2006008160
    OCLC/WorldCa64896310


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Enlivened by generous portions of the founders' own incomparable prose, Moral Minority makes an impassioned and scintillating contribution to the ongoing debate-more heated now than ever before-over the separation of church and state and the role (or lack thereof) of religion in by: 5.

In Moral Minority, the first comprehensive history of the evangelical left, David R. Swartz sets out to answer these questions, charting the rise, decline, and political legacy of this forgotten movement. Though vibrant in the late nineteenth century, progressive evangelicals were in eclipse following religious controversies of the early twentieth century, only to reemerge in the s and by: Moral Minority presents a powerful case that the unique legal framework the Founding Fathers created was designed according Moral Minority presents a powerful case that the unique legal framework the Founding Fathers created was designed according to the humanist ideals of Enlightenment thinkers: God entered the picture only as a very minor player, and Jesus Christ was conspicuous by his absence.4/5.

In Moral Minority, the first comprehensive history of the evangelical left, David R. Swartz sets out to answer these questions, charting the rise, decline, and political legacy of /5.

In Moral Minority, the first comprehensive history of the evangelical left, David R. Swartz sets out to answer these questions, charting the rise, decline, and political legacy of this forgotten movement.

Though vibrant in the late nineteenth century, progressive evangelicals were in eclipse following religious controversies of the early twentieth century, only to reemerge in the s and s. “Moral Minority” is a helpful complement to Geoffrey Kabaservice’s “Rule and Ruin,” an account of the demise of moderate Republicanism over the past 40 years.

MORAL MINORITY. Moral Minority charts the rise and fall of a forgotten movement: the evangelical left. Emerging in an era when it was unclear where the majority of evangelicals might emerge politically, the evangelical left held great potential.

The Moral Minority. Gertrude Himmelfarb thinks the counterculture emerged victorious, but still sees hope for her side. but she is also, and in this book primarily, an influential social conservative.

She argues that the counterculture of the 's, with its unbridled sexuality, its flight from tradition and personal responsibility, its.

This irritates Brooke Allen, an author and critic who has distilled her annoyance into “Moral Minority: Our Skeptical Founding Fathers.” It is a wonderfully high-spirited and informative polemic that, as polemics often do, occasionally goes too far.

Her thesis is that the six most important founders — Franklin, Washington, Adams. Published within months of each other—by a popular blogger and author who has journeyed from Protestantism to agnosticism to Catholicism to Orthodoxy, Rod Dreher; by one of America’s most prominent and intellectually accomplished Catholic bishops, Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles J.

Chaput; and by a Catholic professor of English at Providence College and renowned translator of Dante, Anthony Esolen—the books share the belief that traditional Christians are a moral minority.