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Eleanor Schlafly

Little Religious Orgs: The Schlaflys and The Cardinal Mindszenty Foundation

Little magazines, especially those on the Left, have received some attention here at the blog and at our conference, but little organizations, especially religious ones, fade in and out of view. High-profile think tanks and groups like the John Birch Society have been addressed. But think tanks are a special case for intellectual historians by nature of their work, and have been discussed many times at the blog. And the John Birch Society doesn’t qualify as little, given the number members (60-100,000) and local chapters that existed by the early 1960s. Since religious history is intellectual history—“without qualification,” in Eran Read more