Grassroots power

Does Jeffrey Stout's church have a god? One might say his god is democracy. But surely democracy is an ethic rather than a theology.


Remaking the Heartland, by Robert Wuthnow

Robert Wuthnow's social history of the Midwest demonstrates how the values that emerged in the six decades before 1950 were reshaped in the following six decades. In most ways Wuthnow gets it right.