TITLE

Right Thinking About the Religious Right

AUTHOR(S)
Carlin, David R.
PUB. DATE
November 1994
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov1994, Issue 47, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the religious right in the U.S. Comparison with McCarthyism which refers to the anti-Communism hysteria during the late 1940s and early 1950s; Reasons for the backlash against right-thinkers; Outlook of the religious right on moral law.
ACCESSION #
17737260

 

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