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Beyond Christian Nationalism: How the American Committee on Religious Rights and Minorities Made Religious Pluralism a Global Cause in the Interwar Era

Intellectual Heritage Program, Temple University, 1114 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090, USA
Academic Editor: Mark T. Edwards
Religions 2016, 7(12), 149; https://doi.org/10.3390/rel7120149
Received: 4 October 2016 / Revised: 7 December 2016 / Accepted: 8 December 2016 / Published: 16 December 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Christian Nationalism in the United States)
During the 1920s and 1930s, the American Committee on Religious Rights and Minorities offered a potent challenge to the view of the United States as a Christian nation. The Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish members of the committee drew on a wealth of interfaith commitments to develop a critique of religious persecution around the world, especially the increasing anti-Semitism across Europe. In an era marked by isolationism, nationalism, and Christian triumphalism, the committee offered a competing vision of pluralist internationalism. View Full-Text
Keywords: pluralism; internationalism; religious minorities; interwar Europe pluralism; internationalism; religious minorities; interwar Europe
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Mislin, D. Beyond Christian Nationalism: How the American Committee on Religious Rights and Minorities Made Religious Pluralism a Global Cause in the Interwar Era. Religions 2016, 7, 149.

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