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Dec 18, 2007
| ISBN 9781440685071
Dec 18, 2007 | ISBN 9781440685071
A groundbreaking insider’s look at the lives and culture of American evangelicals In Believers, award-winning religion journalist Jeffery L. Sheler offers a unique and intimate look at the evangelical Christian subculture—a faith tradition that some sixty million Americans call their own. With panoramic sweep and compelling narrative detail, Sheler, who grew up as an evangelical, breaks through the stereotypes to examine not just the big-time ministers but also the ordinary people who make up this dynamic movement. Traveling across the nation, Sheler visits today’s evangelicals at work, at home, and at worship to discover how their faith shapes their lives and how they are influencing the public debate in this country.At a time when the religious right is more influential than ever, Believers is a timely and eye-opening exploration of the motives, aspirations, and agendas of American evangelicals.
Jeffery L. Sheler is an award-winning journalist who reported for U.S. News & World Report for twenty-four years, fifteen as the religion editor. He authored thirty-five cover stories and is now a contributing editor. He is also the author of… More about Jeffery L. Sheler
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