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Religion and American Foreign Policy, 1945-1960 The Soul of Containment

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ISBN-10: 0521156300

ISBN-13: 9780521156301

Edition: 2010

Authors: William Inboden

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The Cold War was in many ways a religious war. Presidents Truman and Eisenhower and other American leaders believed that human rights and freedoms were endowed by God. This book is about the religious dimensions of American leadership's fight against communism during the Cold War.
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Book details

List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/31/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 370
Size: 6.26" wide x 8.94" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

William Inboden is currently the Senior Vice President of the Legatum Institute. He previously served as Senior Director for Strategic Planning on the National Security Council at the White House. He has also worked at the State Department as a member of the policy planning staff and in the Office of International Religious Freedom, and at the American Enterprise Institute as a Civitas Fellow.

Preface and Acknowledgments
Hopes Deferred: Protestants and Foreign Policy, 1945-1952
Unit Dissolved: Protestants and Foreign, Policy, 1953-1960
The "Real" Truman Doctrine: Harry Truman's Theology of Containment
To Save China: Protestant Missionaries and Sino-American Relations
Guided by God: The Unusual Decision-Making of Senator H. Alexander Smith
Chosen by God: John Foster Dulles and America
Prophet, Priest, and President: Dwight D. Eisenhower and the New American Faith