God's Country?

The Civil War as a Theological Crisis
Mark A. Noll
University of North Carolina Press, $29.95, 199 pp.

“I can see no reason, but the most deceitful one, for calling the religion of this land Christianity. I look upon it as the climax of all misnomers, the boldest of all frauds, and the grossest of all libels.”

-Frederick Douglass

Religious conservatives looking for the origins of “the war on Christianity” might...

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About the Author

Eugene McCarraher is associate professor of humanities and history at Villanova University. He is completing The Enchantments of Mammon: Corporate Capitalism and the American Moral Imagination.