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Research question: To what extent was the Counterculture Movement of the 1960s instrumental in the development of contemporary Christianity in America?

Luhr, Eileen. Witnessing Suburbia: Conservatives and Christian Youth Culture. University of California Press, 2009.

Eileen Luhr book discusses the change in Christians conservatives approach to combating the on the developing youth culture of the 1960s. Evangelicals transformed from their dogmatic resistance to popular culture to bringing their moral values into popular culture. Luhr’s book is relevant because it gives insight into how and why evangelicals were able to dominate youth culture. While providing insight into some of the thoughts and opinions of the era.