From: John W Burgeson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Oct 15 2002 - 13:38:21 EDT
Earlier today I mentioned a new book on the "conflation" issue.
THE GREAT DIVIDE, Religious and Cultural Conflict in American Party
by Geoffrey Layman, Columbia University Press, 2001.
A few excerpts from the book jacket:
"How did the Christian Right come to predominate in the Republican party?
"Layman examines the role of religion in he Democratic and Republican
Layman is a professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt. The book is
recommended reading, particularly by those who may find its claims
More later. I started it only last night -- am 1/3 of the way through
with a page of notes.
John Burgeson (Burgy)
(science/theology, quantum mechanics, baseball, ethics,
humor, cars, philosophy, ethics etc.)
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