TITLE

Moral Credibility After the Evil Empire: The Witness of IRD

PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1992, Issue 19, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) that promotes oldline Protestantism in the U.S. Contribution of Good News, an evangelical Methodist group, to the establishment of the institute; Efforts of IRD in promoting the Christian basis for a democratic society; Success of its 1981 manifesto.
ACCESSION #
17728268

 

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