Philip Gorski is professor of sociology and religious studies at Yale University. His books include The Protestant Ethic Revisited and The Disciplinary Revolution: Calvinism and the Rise of the State in Early Modern Europe.
"Essential reading for this moment."-David Brooks, New York
"Sweeping and exhilarating."-Publishers Weekly
"[Gorski] charts one way to political reconciliation in these divisive times. . . . This is an important work, one that returns us to our national origins."-Kirkus Reviews
"A rich, detailed account of the history of efforts to define American religion."-Sarah Posner, American Prospect
"Writing as both a citizen and a scholar, Gorski wraps his passionate appeal for the common good in a thoroughly documented and convincing argument. A remarkable achievement."-Choice
"Indispensable reading for lay readers and specialists alike."-Michael R. Whitenton, Reading Religion