The myth about religion

William Cavanaugh has written a pair of stunningly important books, in which he makes a clear and persuasive argument for overturning a founding myth of the modern Western state.


The Chosen Peoples, by Todd Gitlin and Liel Leibovitz

Todd Gitlin and Liel Leibovitz have written a thoughtful critical volume on the roots and costs of chosenness as it pertains to historical and contemporary Israel and the United States.