Evangelicals in the White House. The Cultural Maturation of born-again Christianity

Author: Jorstad, Erling
Year:1981
Pages:171
ISBN:0-88946-982-2
978-0-88946-982-2
Price:159.95
Distinguishes between moderate "press on" and conservative "hold fast" evangelicals, characterizing Jimmy Carter as the former and Ronald Reagan as the latter, and attributes Reagan's and the "hold fast" evangelicals' political successes to their mastery of computer and television technology.

Reviews

"a good treatment of the [Carter-Reagan] period . . . provides a handle for interpreting a distinction within evangelicalism often misunderstood by secular media writers." _ The Christian Century