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spiritually reborn or converted

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In 1976, Jimmy Carter, a self-described born-again Christian, was elected president with the support of many fundamentalist and evangelical voters.
Protestants are used to provide an important baseline for both our Catholic and Evangelical (born-again) voting groups (Guth et al., 1991).
For the above, there were 15,482 respondents for region; 15,351 for race-ethnicity; 8,336 for church attendance; 7,853 for religious identification (Catholic, Protestant, etc.); and 8,336 for born-again.
Some 85 per cent of born-again voters are also white.
The most distinctive church attendance percentage in 1992 belongs to the one-fifth of the sample who claim to be born-again, as 74 per cent of them report attending weekly services.
The explanation for the change has to focus on other factors like Independents, Perot voters, as well as increased Republican support from religious groups like Catholic voters and born-again voters (ABC News National Exit Poll, 1994; New York Times, 1994).
The born-again treatment providers' renditions of the psychological disorders they treat corresponded exactly to my rendition of psychological disorders Bible indoctrination fosters.
These programs, like the born-again subculture generally, put out an unending stream of invective against "humanists," "secularists," and "liberal intellectuals."(17) That makes their resort to distinctively secular and humanistic methods, and their finessing that crucial point with their followers, ironic.
The main gimmick simply consists of administering secular mental health treatment, but attributing any beneficial result to the religious devotions of born-again Christianity.
The illusion that born-again Christians have an inner strength, a peace, and a joy--that their spiritual and psychological ills, if not their physical ones, are supernaturally healed--has been absolutely crucial in the spread of the born-again movement in recent years.
Steven Arterburn and Jack Felton(20) provide a fascinating and surprisingly unguarded look into the contemporary born-again mental health scene in Toxic Faith: Understanding and Overcoming Religious Addiction.(21) The title plainly implies a skeptical book--perhaps along the lines of Deadly Doctrine: Health, Illness and Christian God-Talk by Wendell W.