In this groundbreaking collection, Edward L. Cleary and Allen D. Hertzke bring together nine new essays that provide the first systematic, comparative view of religion and politics at the state level. These essays take an in-depth look at the pressing issues facing states across the nation and how religious lobbies and organizations are addressing them. By examining the responses of different denominations and their rationales for involvement, the contributors explore the enormous diversity of interests being represented at the state level.In contrast, the Catholic Church has a broad advocacy agenda, and the Episcopal Church has identified those aquot;without a ... is that the LDS Church does not need to speak out because policymakers already know the churcha#39;s position on manyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Representing God at the Statehouse|
|Author||:||Edward L. Cleary, Allen D. Hertzke|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2006|