Classic essays now back in print
One of six titles in The Bible in American Culture series published to celebrate the Society of Biblical Literature's centennial, this volume explores the intersection of politics and religion from the colonial era through the 1950s. Contributors focus on constitutional law, economics, community, and the development of political realism in relationship to the Bible. Each book in the series provides key information for anyone studying the interplay of the Bible and American culture from the foundation of the United States through the mid- to later twentieth century.
James Turner Johnson is Distinguished Professor of Religious Ethics in the Department of Religion at Rutgers University. He is the author of Sovereignty: Moral and Historical Perspectives (Georgetown University Press, 2014) and Ethics and the Use of Force: Just War in Historical Perspective (Ashgate, 2011).
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