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date: 16 October 2019

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This article looks at religion and social movements, starting with the reasons why social movements are important in American politics. The next section centers on how religion can aid their mobilization, and is followed by a review of research conducted on the Christian Right and the religious Left. The article concludes by noting several questions for future research.

Keywords: social movements, Christian Right, religious Left, mobilization, American politics

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