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Recent Content

Author: 
Charles W. Dunn, ed.
Reviewer: 
Joseph P. Farry

Farry on Dunn, 'Faith, Freedom, and the Future: Religion in American Political Culture'

Charles W. Dunn, ed. Faith, Freedom, and the Future: Religion in American Political Culture. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003. xxiii + 115 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-2330-2.

Reviewed by Joseph P. Farry (Department of Political Science, St. John's University) Published on H-AmRel (June, 2004)

A Resurgence of Religion in the Public Square?

Author: 
Rufus B. Spain
Reviewer: 
John David Smith

Smith on Spain, 'At Ease in Zion: A Social History of Southern Baptists, 1865-1900'

Rufus B. Spain. At Ease in Zion: A Social History of Southern Baptists, 1865-1900. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2003. xxii + 247 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8173-5038-3.

Reviewed by John David Smith (Department of History, Texas A&M University-Commerce) Published on H-AmRel (June, 2004)

Missed Opportunities

Author: 
Mark D. Brewer
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Pollard-Grayson

Pollard-Grayson on Brewer, 'Relevant No More? The Catholic/Protestant Divide in American Electoral Politics'

Mark D. Brewer. Relevant No More? The Catholic/Protestant Divide in American Electoral Politics. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2003. xviii + 161 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0513-9.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Pollard-Grayson (Austin, Texas) Published on H-AmRel (June, 2004)

Does Religion Still Matter at the Polls?

Author: 
Edith L. Blumhofer, ed.
Reviewer: 
David R. Bains

Bains on Blumhofer, 'Religion, Education, and the American Experience: Reflections on Religion and American Public Life'

Edith L. Blumhofer, ed. Religion, Education, and the American Experience: Reflections on Religion and American Public Life. Tuscaloosa and London: University of Alabama Press, 2002. x + 246 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1146-9.

Reviewed by David R. Bains (Department of Religion, Samford University) Published on H-AmRel (July, 2003)

Author: 
Peter W. Williams
Reviewer: 
Kurt Peterson

Peterson on Williams, 'America's Religions: From Their Origins to the Twenty-First Century'

Peter W. Williams. America's Religions: From Their Origins to the Twenty-First Century. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2001. xvi + 601 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-06682-5.

Reviewed by Kurt Peterson (Department of History, North Park University, Chicago, Illinois) Published on H-AmRel (March, 2003)

Religion and the American Circumstance

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