As a former three-term U.S. Republican senator from Missouri and an ordained Episcopal priest, John C. Danforth has watched the shifts in his party and the Christian church with growing alarm. Now he feels the time has come for a change. Senator Danforth takes on the wedge issues (abortion, stem-cell research, gay marriage, the Schiavo case, displays of religion in the public square) forcefully and eloquently. He examines and lambastes the Christian Right's relentless hammering of this agenda to mobilize its base.
We must, Danforth insists, move forward together. Leaving divisive party politics behind, he says, we can address our country's problems. At a time when Americans have been disappointed again and again with their leaders' failings, Danforth's message is a much-needed one that will resonate with all concerned citizens.
Audie Award Finalist, Judges' Award: Politics, 2007
"With passion, clarity, and common sense, John Danforth has given us a great gift: a lucid, powerful book that is at once reflective and instructive." (Jon Meacham, managing editor of Newsweek)
We've sent an email with your order details. Order ID #:
To access this title, visit your library in the app or on the desktop website.
Honesty and no malice