(The Conversation) — “Christian faith,” the South Bend, Ind., mayor has said, can lead one “in a progressive direction,” not to mention lead to skepticism about the value of wealth.
The anti-Vietnam War efforts of Yale University chaplain William Sloane Coffin Jr. and other church leaders alienated many Protestant Americans – with lasting repercussions.
(The Conversation) — From my perspective as a religious history scholar (that phrase) reflect(s) a particular view of the United States, not a universally accepted “American way.”
(The Conversation) — History suggests caution about political generalizations.
(The Conversation) — In the early 1900s, ambitious Protestants in the U.S. attempted the unthinkable.
(The Conversation) Can a message of tolerance to Islam abroad be persuasive without a corresponding affirmation of American Muslims at home?