Time magazine called 1976 "the year of the evangelical" partly in response to the rapid political ascent of the previously little-known Georgia governor Jimmy Carter. A Sunday school teacher and deacon in his local church, Carter emphasized the important role of faith in his life in a way that no presidential candidate had done in recent memory. However, scholarly assessments of Carter's foreign policy have primarily focused on his management style or the bureaucratic politics in his administration.
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- American History
- Camp David
- Christian Right
- Iranian Hostage Crisis
- Jimmy Carter
- Religious Nationalism
- Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981--Religious aspects.
- Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981
- Christianity and politics--United States--History--20th century.
- Religion and international relations--United States.
- Religion and international relations
- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-305)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: History