'The Jesus Machine' Tracks James Dobson's Rise Journalist Dan Gilgoff is the author of the new book The Jesus Machine: How James Dobson, Focus on the Family, and Evangelical America Are Winning the Culture War. Gilgoff gained rare access for a reporter to the Focus on the Family organization.
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'The Jesus Machine' Tracks James Dobson's Rise

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'The Jesus Machine' Tracks James Dobson's Rise

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Journalist Dan Gilgoff is the author of the new book The Jesus Machine: How James Dobson, Focus on the Family, and Evangelical America Are Winning the Culture War.

Gilgoff — a senior writer at U.S. News & World Report — gained rare access for a reporter to the Focus on the Family organization. He writes about how Dobson's group became the most powerful group in the Christian Right.

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