Is There a Religious Left?: Evidence from the 2006 and 2008 ANES
Stephen T. Mockabee
University of Cincinnati - Department of Political Science
Kenneth D. Wald
University of Florida
David C. Leege
affiliation not provided to SSRN
APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
With the aid of new religiosity items on the ANES we are able to uncover considerable evidence of a “Religious Left” made up of Christians who hold a communitarian view of their faith. Going beyond the conventional “God Gap” perspective that relies on measures of individual piety, our findings demonstrate that communitarian religiosity influences partisanship, policy views, and presidential vote choice.
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Date posted: August 13, 2009 ; Last revised: August 27, 2009
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