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Recent Content

Author: 
E. J. Dionne Jr.
Reviewer: 
L. Benjamin Rolsky

Rolsky on Dionne Jr., 'Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism From Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond'


E. J. Dionne Jr. Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism From Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 544 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4767-6379-8.

Reviewed by L. Benjamin Rolsky (Drew University)
Published on H-AmRel (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Bobby L. Smiley

Religion, Conservatism, and the Fundamentalization of the GOP

Author: 
John G. Turner
Reviewer: 
Kyle Beshears

Beshears on Turner, 'The Mormon Jesus: A Biography'


John G. Turner. The Mormon Jesus: A Biography. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2016. 368 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73743-3.

Reviewed by Kyle Beshears (University of Mobile)
Published on H-AmRel (December, 2016)
Commissioned by John D. Wilsey

Thinking Historically About the Mormon Jesus

Author: 
Robert A. Orsi
Reviewer: 
Kristy Nabhan-Warren

Nabhan-Warren and Park and Pasquier on Orsi, 'History and Presence'


Robert A. Orsi. History and Presence. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 384 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04789-1.

Reviewed by Kristy Nabhan-Warren (University of Iowa) and Adam Park (Florida State University) and Michael Pasquier (Louisiana State University)
Published on H-AmRel (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Michael Graziano

Review Forum on Robert Orsi's History and Presence

Author: 
Shelby M. Balik
Reviewer: 
Mary K. Cayton

Cayton on Balik, 'Rally the Scattered Believers: Northern New England's Religious Geography'


Shelby M. Balik. Rally the Scattered Believers: Northern New England's Religious Geography. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2014. xv + 295 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01210-4.

Reviewed by Mary K. Cayton (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-AmRel (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Bobby L. Smiley

REMINDER CFP: Jimmy Carter and the ‘Year of the Evangelicals’ Reconsidered

REMINDER that the deadline for proposals is approaching.

Keynote addresses by Randall Balmer, Dartmouth College, and Kenneth Woodward, former religion editor for Newsweek magazine.

 

CFP  Jimmy Carter and the ‘Year of the Evangelicals’ Reconsidered

April 6-8, 2017

New Hampshire Institute of Politics, Saint Anselm College

Manchester, New Hampshire

 

 

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