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Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South

by Steven P. Miller

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graham, Billy, -- 1918-,
  • Graham, Billy, -- 1918- -- Influence,
  • Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century,
  • Southern States -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Southern States -- Religious life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteven P. Miller.
    SeriesPolitics and culture in modern America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV3785.G69 M45 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationvi, 304 p., [6] p. of plates
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22560221M
    ISBN 100812241517
    ISBN 109780812241518
    LC Control Number2008040924

    The Legacy of Billy Graham: Critical Reflections on America's Greatest Evangelist. ASIN BLE87N0. CS1 maint: ref=harv scholarly essays; Miller, Steven P. (). Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Schier, H. Edward (). "Civil Rights Movement"Children: 5, including Anne and Franklin. Billy Graham stands among the most influential Christian leaders of the twentieth century. Perhaps no single doctrine, practice, political position, or preacher has united the sprawling and diverse world of evangelicalism like Billy Graham.

      Billy Graham has become an icon of religious leadership in our country but, according to Steven Miller, author of Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South, Reverend Graham had a profound impact on southern politics as well. Miller chronicles Graham’s rise to power and how it may have brought the Republican party to power in the south. Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South considers the critical but underappreciated role of the noted evangelist in the creation of the modern American South. The region experienced two significant related shifts away from its status as what observers and critics called the "Solid South": the end of legalized Jim Crow and the end of.

    This book is the heartfelt expression of the world-famous evangelist's concern over the world's despair; a Christian analysis of a world filled with riots, demonstrations, threats, wars, and rebellion against authority — divine as well as human.. Billy Graham examines the cause of the world's tensions against the background of his own rich experience — years of travelling all over the. Graham at the Confluence Reflections on Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South. Steven P. Miller Visiting Assistant Professor of History Goshen College. Scholarship is, or should be, about confluences—finding them, creating them and, of course, having colleagues and mentors point them out to .


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"Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South, a study of the evangelist's relationship to the cause of civil rights on the one hand and the cause of conservatism on the other, does justice to the tensions and complexities involved—for Graham, for the South and for the country."—Ross Douthat, New York Times "FascinatingCited by: "Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South, a study of the evangelist's relationship to the cause of civil rights on the one hand and the cause of conservatism on the other, does justice to the tensions and complexities involved—for Graham, for the South.

His first book, Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South (), drew praise in the pages of The New York Times Book Review, Reviews in Miller’s most recent book is The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years (Oxford University Press, )/5(2).

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South (Politics and Culture in Modern America) at Read /5. Neither story is the whole truth, but both are true. And it’s a credit to Steven P. Miller that his “Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South,” a study of the evangelist’s.

Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South considers the critical but underappreciated role of the noted evangelist in the creation of the modern American South. The region experienced two significant related shifts away from its status as what observers and critics called the "Solid South": the end of legalized Jim Crow and the end of Cited by: Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South Book Description: While spreading the gospel around the world through his signature crusades, internationally renowned evangelist Billy Graham maintained a visible and controversial presence in his native South, a region that underwent substantial political and economic change in the latter half.

"Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South" considers the critical role the famous evangelist played in creating the modern American South. Author Steven P. Miller treats Graham as a serious actor and a powerful transitional symbol--an evangelist first and foremost, but also a profoundly political figure.

"Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South" considers the critical but underappreciated role of the noted evangelist in the creation of the modern American South. The region experienced two significant related shifts away from its status as what observers and critics called the "Solid South": the end of legalized Jim Crow and the end of.

Get this from a library. Billy Graham and the rise of the Republican South. [Steven P Miller] -- Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South considers the critical role the famous evangelist played in creating the modern American South.

Author Steven P. Miller treats Graham as a serious. Billy Graham’s New South 3 Barbara Bush watching television coverage of the start of the Persian Gulf War—a fact the president soon recounted at the National Prayer Breakfast.5 During an era when religion and politics consorted brashly and unapologeti-Cited by:   Steven P.

Miller in his new book Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South puts considerable emphasis on Graham’s role in desegregation, public evangelicalism, and Graham as a spiritual and political adviser to presidents. Miller argues that Graham played a formidable role in reshaping the political climate of the : Ray Nothstine.

Miller later converted that thesis into his current book, Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South, recently published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. Miller's book delineates how Graham allowed his iconic celebrity to be used by national politicians so they could make inroads into the South.

Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South (Pennsylvania, ) by Steven P. Miller, “nicely places Graham within his Southern context, arguing that the evangelist was not merely a. Steven P. Miller. Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican elphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, pp.

ISBN The relationship between the two men helped turn the South into the solidly Republican territory it is today, Miller argues in his book. Born in on the family farm near Charlotte, North Carolina, Graham grew up in a South strictly divided by race.

Republican Richard Nixon changed that pattern by forming an alliance with Graham and aiming a direct appeal at Graham’s older white church-going voters concentrated in the South and Midwest. Today's guest post comes from our friend Steven Miller, author of the recent and much noted book Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South (the link takes you to the NY Times review of the book).

You may find an interview with the author here, and find the book's web page reflects on the latest release of the Nixon tapes and the ongoing revelations of the Billy.

From a review of Steven Miller's book, *Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South* published this week in N.C.'s *Independent Weekly*. Thanks to DF. Amid the flap over Rick Warren giving the invocation at President Obama's inauguration was the fact that it marked the end of an era: Billy Graham as an evangelical force in American politics.

Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South Steven P. Miller One of the most original sections of Miller’s book is his discussion of Graham’s post-Water gate political career. The evangelist maintained a cordial but distant relationship with Jimmy Carter, developed an intimate friendship with the Bush family, and sympathetically.

Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, pp. $ (cloth), ISBN Reviewed by Darren E. Grem (University of Georgia) Published on H-NC (November, ) Commissioned by Judkin J. Billy Graham and Politics My summer reading has included a new book about Billy Graham.

I discovered it is also about my life and the life of all us Christians in the South. Billy Graham And The Rise Of The Republican South By Steven P. Miller Illustrated. pp. University of Pennsylvania Press. $Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South.

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