A Contract with the Churches?

Benne, Robert
October 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1995, Issue 56, p20
Examines the parallelism between the populist resentment practices of the U.S. federal government and the practices of mainstream Protestant denominations. Information on the speculations that the government undermines the virtue of the people and the suspicion held by Protestant churches that the headquarters elite continually subvert their core values; Occurrence of populist resistance in the church; Reason behind the assertion that populist concerns do not powerfully affect the church.


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