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Mainline Christians and U.S. Public Policy [electronic resource]: A Reference Handbook

Glenn H. Utter
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2007.
Language
English
Series
Contemporary World Issues
ISBN
9781598840001 (hard copy : alk. paper), 1598840002 (hard copy : alk. paper), 9781598840018 (ebook), 1598840010 (ebook)
Contents
  • Background and history : mainline denominations
  • Episcopal Church
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (PCUSA)
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (CCDC)
  • American Baptist Churches in the USA (ABC)
  • United Church of Christ (UCC)
  • Reformed Church in America (RCA)
  • United Methodist Church (UMC)
  • Catholic Church
  • National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC)
  • Renewal movements
  • Mainline Christian denominations and public policy
  • Problems, controversies, and solutions
  • Sexuality issues within denominations
  • Capital punishment
  • Embryonic stem-cell research
  • End-of-life decisions and the right to die
  • Faith-based initiative
  • Immigration
  • Iraq war
  • Abortion
  • Values and public policy
  • Worldwide perspective
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • Sweden
  • Chronology
  • Biographical sketches
  • Daniel Berrigan
  • Joan Chittister
  • William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
  • John Clagget Danforth
  • Dorothy Day
  • Robert W. (Bob) Edgar
  • James A. Forbes, Jr.
  • Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • Wesley Granberg-Michaelson
  • Wilton D. Gregory
  • Frank T. Griswold
  • Mark S. Hanson
  • Katharine Jeffers Schori
  • Elizabeth A. Johnson
  • Barry W. Lynn
  • Roger Michael Mahoney
  • Martin E. Marty
  • A. Roy Medley
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
  • Sean Patrick O'Malley
  • Norman Vincent Peale
  • George F. Regas
  • Robert H. Schuller
  • Fulton J. Sheen
  • John Shelby Spong
  • John H. Thomas
  • Sharon E. Watkins
  • Data and documents
  • Data overview of the mainline denominations
  • Religious beliefs and policy preferences
  • Documents and quotations
  • Equality and poverty
  • Public schools
  • Mainline political engagement
  • Sexuality issues
  • Science
  • End-of-life decisions, the right to die, and euthanasia
  • Environment
  • Death penalty
  • Directory of organizations
  • Resources.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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