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By Jennifer S. Butler

Religion has endured to impact foreign issues within the sleek period. whereas Islam has been less than the microscope lately, Christianity has additionally been influential in ways in which usually fly underneath the radar.

This booklet is a gripping exposé of the facility of the Christian correct worldwide—and particularly their impression in the United countries. A former NGO consultant on the United international locations, Jennifer S. Butler presents the 1st insider's account of the thoughts and effectiveness of Christian correct lobbying campaigns in the United international locations. Drawing on own interviews with Christian correct leaders, she analyzes the impression they've got already had—and what the long run might hold.

Butler unearths how contemporary strongest Christian correct enterprises are construction interfaith coalitions. on the United international locations, teams like specialize in the relations and anxious ladies for the US are operating with Catholic, Mormon, and Muslim allies to strengthen a conservative social coverage schedule. the us has lately joined that alliance. President George W. Bush has given them an important voice in shaping U.S. positions on matters together with women's rights, reproductive wellbeing and fitness, human cloning, kid's rights, and AIDS.

In brief, the Christian correct is globalizing—a phenomenon that supplies to problem innovative social coverage on a global scale—as good as remodel the Christian correct itself.

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