One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America by Kevin M. Kruse, Basic Books, 2015, 352 pp.
I read this book as part of a clergy book group that meets monthly. 1,056 more words
Below is a list of selected sources on American exceptionalism that I have found useful over the past several months. The topic is quite broad—my book is a treatment of exceptionalism in terms of historical theology, intellectual history, and American religious history. 4,421 more words
The Southern Baptist Convention, whose members range around 16 million, remains one of the largest unified denominational conventions in the world. As many know, the Southern Baptist Convention took a turn in its theological stance, refuting all liberals and building around conservative leaders such as Paige Patterson, Albert Mohler, and Pressler. 686 more words
In the beginning God created Christian America, and He did it in seven steps because seven is the biblical number for perfection. The year was AD 1492 and the American continent was undiscovered and empty, except for a few scattered bands of naked savages. 1,900 more words