The New Evangelicals: Expanding the Vision of the Common Good

The New Evangelicals Polarized politics and religious-based terrorism have raised the question; is deep religious belief antithetical to liberal democracy? This book explores America’s evangelical communities who have left the Right for a worldview and practices where religious life and liberal democracy are vibrant.

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These evangelical communities pursue an anti-militarist, anti-consumerist activism focusing on economic justice, environmental protection, inter-faith and inter-racial dialogue, and church-state separation. Source materials include in-depth interviews across the U.S. and demographic range–with leaders and lay people, from firemen to evangelical consultants to President Obama–as well as books, blogs, newsletters, and sermons.