Item description for Religion and the Politics of Tolerance: How Christianity Builds Democracy by Marie Ann Eisenstein...
Challenging a widespread belief that religious people are politically intolerant, Marie Ann Eisenstein offers compelling evidence to the contrary. In this surprising and significant book, she thoroughly re-examines previous studies and presents new research to support her argument that there is, in fact, a positive correlation between religious belief and practice and political tolerance in the United States. Eisenstein utilizes sophisticated new analytical tools to re-evaluate earlier data and offers persuasive new statistical evidence to support her claim that religiousness and political tolerance do, indeed, mix - and that religiosity is not the threat to liberal democracy that it is often made out to be.
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Studio: Baylor University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.32" Height: 0.58" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Jan 15, 2008
Publisher Baylor University Press
ISBN 1932792848 ISBN13 9781932792843
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More About Marie Ann Eisenstein
Marie A. Eisenstein (Ph.D. Purdue University) is Assistant Professor of Political Science in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs-Political Science, Indiana University Northwest.