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The Christian Right

  • By: M. Eugenia Deerman
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

For roughly ten years, beginning in 1978, the Christian Right was led by a coalition of conservative evangelical ministers and New Right political figures. The most prominent ministers were Jerry Falwell (1933–), Pat Robertson (1930–), and Timothy LaHaye (1932–). By 1979 ...

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