- The Oxford Handbook of Religion and American Politics
- The Role of Religion in American Politics: Explanatory Theories and Associated Analytical and Measurement Issues
- Religion and the American Founding
- Religion and American Voting Behavior, 1830s to 1930s
- Religion and American Political Thought
- Culture, Religion, and American Political Life
- Religion and Political Socialization
- Religion and American Public Opinion: Economic Issues
- Religion and American Public Opinion: Social Issues
- Religion and American Public Opinion: Foreign Policy Issues
- Religion and Social Movements
- Religious Interest Groups in American Politics
- Religion, Parties, and Voting Behavior: A Political Explanation of Religious Influence
- Clergy and American Politics
- Religion and American Political Participation
- Religion and Political Tolerance in the United States: A Review and Evaluation
- Religion and Politics and the Media
- Religion and the U.S. Presidency
- Religion and Legislative Politics
- Religion and Judicial Politics
- Religion and American Public Policy: Morality Policies and Beyond
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This article discusses two research traditions and examines the most recent efforts to bridge the two. It begins with a discussion of the definition and measurement of political tolerance. It then combines religious literature and mainstream political tolerance literature, while taking note of the advances within each field.
Marie A. Eisenstein (Ph.D., Purdue University) is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Indiana University Northwest in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Her research focuses on the intersection of religion and political tolerance, and includes articles in Political Behavior and the Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion. She is also the author of Religion and the Politics of Tolerance (2008).
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