By Rick L. Nutt, Randall Balmer
A old research of the how numerous American non secular teams replied to the Vietnam struggle, either in help and in competition.
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And China were well known. Indeed, during the Cold War the United States was equated with religious belief against the atheistic Communist powers. An absolutist understanding of the world, in which the Soviet Union and China represented evil, and the United States and its allies represented righteousness, resulted. ia 13Winston Churchill popularized the expression in a speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, on March 5, 1946. '"For some works which present the religious acquiescence in Cold War policy, see Robert D.
KTO Press, 1978); Charles Chatfield, For Peace and Justice (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1971); and Merle Curti, Peace or War: The American Struggle, 163 6-1 936 (Boston: J. S. , 1959). Benjamin T. Harrison, "Roots of the Anti-Vietnam War Movement," in Melvin Small and William D. , Give Peace a Chance: Exploring the Vietnam Antiwar Movement Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1992) does a good job of connecting the peace movement of the Cold and Vietnam Wars to the interwar period and civil rights movement.
S. sense of mission can take either the form of active imperialism or passive example to the world. S. , The Legacy of Vietnam: The War, American Society and the Future of American Foreign Policy (New York: New York University Press, 1976), takes up the stance that national idealism led to both interventionist and isolationist tendencies in foreign policy throughout the nation's history. Other helpful works are Robert W. Tucker, Nation or Empire: The Debate Over American Foreign Policy (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1968); Carey B.
An Historical Study of United States Religious Responses to the Vietnam War: A Matter of National Morality by Rick L. Nutt, Randall Balmer