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Published by Baylor University Press in Waco, Tex .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christians -- United States -- Political activity,
  • Religious right -- United States,
  • Christian conservatism -- United States,
  • Hippies -- United States,
  • Counterculture -- United States,
  • United States -- Church history -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPreston Shires.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR517 .S39 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17564403M
ISBN 109781932792577
LC Control Number2007001124

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The proof that the Jesus people/hippies became the religious right of the 80's forward is confined to one survey late in the book and a handful of examples. The existence of the evangelical left, the most likely destination of such groups, is not even seriously approuched until the very end. In other words, the best bit of this work is the title/5(7). 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 5/5(1). Introduction --Modern culture-mainstream and mainline --The counterculture --Old-time religion and new-time youth --A radical spirituality for a radical generation --The evangelical lifestyle --The countercultural Christians --The merging of countercultural and evangelical Christianity --Awaiting the religious right --Politically right --The.   Not coincidentally, many of the same churches that welcomed the Jesus People soon became organizing sites for the nascent religious right. Christian Voice, an early religious right organization.

  Hippies of the Religious Right is an important resource because of the information that it provides on the Jesus movement, a short-lived evangelical subgroup that unfortunately has received little attention from historians.. Reviews in American History. This book contributes significantly to understanding the fervent supernaturalism evident in American public life : Baylor University Press. Hippies of the Religious Right: From the Counterculture of Jerry Garcia to the Subculture of Jerry Falwell Preston Shires, Author. Baylor Univ. $ (p) ISBN Hippies of the religious right by: Shires, Preston, Published: () The hippie ghetto; the natural history of a subculture, by: Partridge, William L. Published: (). Hippies of the Religious Right: From the Counterculture of Jerry Garcia to the Subculture of Jerry Falwell. In this Book. Additional Information. Buy This Book in Print. Project MUSE Mission. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries Author: Preston Shires.

Hippies of the Religious Right is a blend of history and fiction. While it does trace the rise of the Religious Right with some interesting attention to early developments, it does not successfully make the case that the countercultural ideals of ’60s youth have become embodied in the outlook or values of the Religious Right in America today. Book ID of Hippies of the Religious Right's Books is BofaX2YIeF8C, Book which was written byPreston Shireshave ETAG "sYlyWw4QxI4" Book which was published by Baylor University Press since have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is and . Get this from a library! Hippies of the religious right. [Preston Shires] -- 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. Shires’s most innovative claim is that the counterculture actually led to the development of the religious right. While so-called “Jesus Freaks” and other countercultural Christians were primarily on a spiritual, not political, quest, the organic, integrated .