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The Resource Religion in the Oval Office : the religious lives of American presidents, Gary Scott Smith

Religion in the Oval Office : the religious lives of American presidents, Gary Scott Smith

Label
Religion in the Oval Office : the religious lives of American presidents
Title
Religion in the Oval Office
Title remainder
the religious lives of American presidents
Statement of responsibility
Gary Scott Smith
Title variation
religious lives of American presidents
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his highly praised book Faith and the Presidency, Gary Scott Smith cast a revealing light on the role religion has played in presidential politics throughout our nation's history, offering comprehensive, even-handed examinations of the role of religion in the lives, politics, and policies of eleven presidents.Together with Faith and the Presidency, Religion in the Oval Office provides the most comprehensive examination of the inseparable and intriguing relationship between faith and the American presidency. This book will be invaluable to anyone interested in the presidency and the role of religion in politics
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Gary Scott
Dewey number
973.09/9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Christianity and politics
Label
Religion in the Oval Office : the religious lives of American presidents, Gary Scott Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
John Adams: a church-going sage -- James Madison: champion of religious liberty -- John Quincy Adams: a republic of virtue -- Andrew Jackson: providentialist president -- William McKinley: America as God's instrument -- Herbert Hoover: individual faithfulness and cooperative association -- Harry S. Truman: the golden rule president -- Richard Nixon: a private and enigmatic faith -- George H. W. Bush: "one nation under God" -- Bill Clinton: sin, atonement, and repairing the breach -- Barack Obama: "we are our brother's keeper" -- Conclusion
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
647 pages
Isbn
9780199391394
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014031749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
2014031749
Label
Religion in the Oval Office : the religious lives of American presidents, Gary Scott Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
John Adams: a church-going sage -- James Madison: champion of religious liberty -- John Quincy Adams: a republic of virtue -- Andrew Jackson: providentialist president -- William McKinley: America as God's instrument -- Herbert Hoover: individual faithfulness and cooperative association -- Harry S. Truman: the golden rule president -- Richard Nixon: a private and enigmatic faith -- George H. W. Bush: "one nation under God" -- Bill Clinton: sin, atonement, and repairing the breach -- Barack Obama: "we are our brother's keeper" -- Conclusion
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
647 pages
Isbn
9780199391394
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014031749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
2014031749

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