Hippies of the Religious Right by Preston Shires
From the Countercultures of Jerry Garcia to the Subculture of Jerry Falwell

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This volume demonstrates that the Christian Right has a surprising past. Historical analysis reveals that the countercultural movements and evangelicalism share a common heritage. Shires warns that political operatives in both parties need to heed this fact if they hope to either, in the case of the Republican Party, retain their evangelical constituency, or, in the case of the Democratic Party, recruit new evangelical voters.
 

About Preston Shires

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Preston Shires is Instructor in History, Southeast Community College in Lincoln, NE.
 
Published April 1, 2007 by Baylor University Press. 242 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, History. Non-fiction

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