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The Politics of a Word in America

  • Prologue
  • 1. Reconstruction, Spiritualism, and the Shape of an Argument
  • 2. Creating Western Civilization at Columbia University
  • 3. Challenging Western Civilization at Howard University
  • 4. Catholic Community in the Great Depression
  • 5. The Anxiety of Christian Anticommunism
  • 6. Global Christianity and Black Freedom
  • 7. Cult and Countercult
  • 8. Civil Religion, the Religious Right, and the Fracturing of Christian Republicanism
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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