Gods Right Hand: How Jerry Falwell Made God a Republican and Baptized the American Right

Gods Right Hand: How Jerry Falwell Made God a Republican and Baptized the American Right

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by Michael Sean Winters.

Hardcover – Jan 17 2012. 448 pages.

An acclaimed reporter presents the first major biography of the legendary, and divisive, conservative pastor who reshaped the landscape of American politics—Jerry Falwell. At a time when the Tea Party movement is dominating much of America's social and political discourse, the story of Falwell's Moral Majority will resonate strongly. Indeed, Falwell’s language may sound familiar to anyone who has heard recent speeches by figures like Sarah Palin, Rick Perry, or Michelle Bachmann.

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