Home Books Encyclopedia of American Religion and Politics

Encyclopedia of American Religion and Politics
  • Format
  • Authored by: Paul Djupe and Laura Olson
  • Trim Size:
  • ISBN-10: 1438130201
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3020-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $85.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 05/01/2003
  • Dewey Number: 322
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 528


Religion has always played an important role in U.S. politics, from the writing of the Constitution to the most recent presidential elections. The subjects of religion and politics in America seem to perpetually spark passionate debate and study. Issues such as abortion, capital punishment, prayer in public schools, and family values keep religion and politics closely entwined in American public life.

Encyclopedia of American Religion and Politics is an A-to-Z reference covering all facets of American politics and religion, from the early days of the American republic to the rise of the political power of the Christian Right. More than 500 entries cover key religious and political leaders, important historical events, descriptions of court cases, concepts, and religious denominations.

Entries include:

  • Abolitionist movement
  • American Jewish Congress (AJC)
  • Patrick Buchanan
  • Bus boycotts
  • Dorothy Day
  • Employment Division v. Smith
  • Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
  • Freedom Summer
  • Home schooling
  • Jehovah's Witnesses
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Ku Klux Klan
  • Cotton Mather
  • Native American sacred grounds
  • Pax Christi
  • Polygamy
  • Roe v. Wade
  • Secularization
  • Shakers.



Title List Price Format Status Add to Wish List Add to Cart

Standing Order Plan

A Standing Order Plan saves you both time and money without risking a penny of your acquisitions budget. The number of copies you indicate of each new title under the plan you select will automatically as the new edition becomes available. If, for any reason, you wish to cancel your subscription to the plan, please contact our Customer Service Department.

Standing Order Plan available for The World AlmanacĀ® for Kids:
Plan WK1 Single-title hardcover edition at 20% discount

You can use this order form (pdf) to sign up for any of our Standing Order Plans, or you can contact our Customer Service Department:

Email: custserv@factsonfile.com
Phone Number (toll-free): 1-800-322-8755
Fax Number (toll-free): 1-800-678-3633

FREE Learning Resources