The Jesus Machine: Book summary and reviews of The Jesus Machine by Dan Gilgoff

The Jesus Machine

How James Dobson, Focus on the Family, and Evangelical America Are Winning the Culture War

by Dan Gilgoff

The Jesus Machine by Dan Gilgoff

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A provocative yet balanced look at James Dobson and Focus on the Family: the untold story of the most powerful religious and political force in America.

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"Gilgoff traces the rise of evangelical influence in politics from the Moral Majority and Christian Coalition in the 1970s and 1980s to Focus on the Family in the 1990s and 2000s, walking readers through the backroom power brokering of everything from Roe v. Wade to Harriet Miers's nomination to the Supreme Court. This is a smart piece of investigative journalism." - PW.

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