When asked at a press conference about the roots of his political philosophy, President Franklin Roosevelt responded, “I am a Christian and a Democrat.”
The First American Evangelical: A Short Life of Cotton Mather Rick Kennedy Cotton Mather (1663-1728) was America’s most famous pastor and scholar at the beginning of the eighteenth century. People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was…
The life story of Harriet Beecher Stowe—woman of faith, fascinating Civil War figure, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin
[White’s] story as prophetess, health reformer, and religious leader is rarely matched in American religious annals, and Ronald Numbers is the man equipped to tell it.
Allen Guelzo’s widely acclaimed account of America’s most celebrated president explores the role of ideas in Lincoln’s life . . .