The Three Strands of Jimmy Carter's Religion

Holifield, E. Brooks
June 1976
New Republic;6/5/76, Vol. 174 Issue 23, p15
Discusses the religious life of U.S. presidential candidate Jimmy Carter. Claim that as a religious man Carter embodies a form of Southern evangelicalism with roots in the Puritan era, an 18th-century variety of religious pluralism, and a sophisticated "Christian Realism"; Refusal of Carter to be called as an atheist; Definition of Calvinist tradition of his ethics; Assessment on his religious faith.


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