R. Jonathan Moore co-authored Politics, Religion and the Common Good with Martin E. Marty.
The Book of Jerry Falwell: Fundamentalist Language and Politics. By Susan Friend Harding. Princeton University Press, 352 pp., $50.00; paperback, $18.95.
Is the United States still "a nation with the soul of a church," as Sidney Mead once insisted? Are we still united by what Robert Bellah identified as a "civil religion"?
The Century's work relies primarily on subscriptions and donations. Thank you for supporting nonprofit journalism.