Table of contents for Religion in America since 1945 : a history / Patrick Allitt.

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1. Anxious Victory: 1945-1952
   The War's End
   The American Religious Landscape
   Cold War of the Spirit
   Spiritual Peace in the 1940s

2. Religion and Materialism: 1950-1970
   Fighting Godless Communism
   Religious Intellectuals in the 1950s
   Eisenhower Spirituality
   Church Buildings

3. Religion, Respect, and Social Change: 1955-1968
   African American Religion
   The Civil Rights Movement Begins
   White Christians and Civil Rights
   Nonviolence in Decline
   Mormon America


4. New Frontiers and Old Boundaries: 1960-1969
   The Catholic President
   The Supreme Court and Religion in Schools
   Vietnam, Part I
   Radical Theology Catholic Reform

5. Shaking the Foundations: 1963-1972
   American Judaism
   Vietnam, Part II
   Catholic Challenges to Church Discipline
   African American Religion After King

6. Alternative Religious Worlds: 1967-1982
    Space Travel
    Feminism and Ministry
    Feminist Theology
    New Religions, "Cults," and Their Critics
    Asian Spirituality in American Dress

7. Evangelicals and Politics: 1976-1990
    Jimmy Carter and the Evangelical Presidency
    The New Christian Right and the Reagan Campaign
    The Abortion Controversy
    Wives and Mothers

8. The Christian Quest for Justice and Wisdom: 1980-1995
    The Antinuclear Movement
    Creationism and Evolution
    Christian Academies and Home Schooling

9. Profits, Profligates, and Prophets: 1987-1995
    The Evangelical Scandals
    A Minister in the White House?
    American Islam

10. The New World Order: 1989-1999
    End of the Cold War
    Religion and Violence
    Environmental Spirituality


11. Fears, Threats, and Promises: 1990-2000
    Homosexuality and Religion
    Promise Keepers
    Millennial Expectation

12. The New Millennium: 2001
    Religion at Ground Zero


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