Moral Combat

Moral Combat

How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics

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Why are religious conflicts over sex and sexuality so inescapable in American politics today? The answer, argues R. Marie Griffith in Moral Combat, lies in sharp disagreements that emerged among American Christians almost a century ago. In the 1920s, after women gained the right to vote nationwide, a longstanding religious consensus about sexual morality began to fray irreparably. The slow but steady unraveling of that consensus in the decades that followed has transformed America's broader culture and public life, dividing our politics and pushing sex to the center of our public debate.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2017
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780465094752
Characteristics: xx, 395 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm


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Oct 09, 2017

Identity politics under the guise of so-called academic religious scholarship is still identity politics, and will be forever foisted upon the easily indoctrinated.


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