Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 October 2020

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780190069186

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The End of Empathy

Why White Protestants Stopped Loving Their Neighbors

John W. Compton

  • Examines the long-term trends behind evangelical support for Donald Trump
  • Explores the rise of white Protestant social concern in the latter part of the nineteenth century and its sudden demise and the end of the twentieth
  • Employs archival evidence and public opinion data from the mid-nineteenth century to the present

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