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Religion in America


Catherine L. Albanese. A Republic of Mind and Spirit: A Cultural History of American Metaphysical Religion. Yale University Press. 2007. 628pp.

Patrick Allitt. Religion in America Since 1945: A History. Columbia University Press. 2003. 313pp.

Jon Butler; Grant Wacker; Randall Balmer. Religion in American Life: A Short History. Oxford University Press. 2008. 512pp.

Norman Cousins. "In God We Trust": The Religious Beliefs and Ideas of the American Founding Fathers. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1958. 464pp.

Roger Finke; Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-2005: Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy. Rutgers University Press. 2005. 347pp.

Edwin Scott Gaustad. A Religious History of America. New York: Harper & Row. 1966. 421pp.

Raymond Haberski. God and War: American Civil Religion Since 1945. Rutgers University Press. 2012. 304pp.

William R. Hutchison. Religious Pluralism in America: The Contentious History of a Founding Ideal. Yale University Press. 2003. 276pp.

James H. Hutson (editor). Religion and the New Republic: Faith in the Founding of America. Rowman & Littlefield. 2000. 213pp.

Robert Jewett. Mission and Menace: Four Centuries of American Religious Zeal. Fortress Press. 2008. 365pp.

Frank Lambert. The Founding Fathers and the Place of Religion in America. Princeton University Press. 2003. 328pp.

Frank Lambert. Religion in American Politics: A Short History. Princeton University Press. 2010. 296pp.

Kathryn Long. The Revival of 1857-58: Interpreting an American Religious Awakening. Oxford University Press. 1998. 256pp.

Martin E. Marty. Modern American Religion: The Irony of It All, 1893-1919. University of Chicago Press. 1997. 393pp.

Sean McCloud. Making the American Religious Fringe: Exotics, Subversives, and Journalists, 1955-1993. UNC Press. 2004. 269pp.

David Morgan; Sally M. Promey (editors). The Visual Culture of American Religions. University of California Press. 2001. 427pp.

Mark A. Noll. The Old Religion in a New World: The History of North American Christianity. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2002. 340pp.

Mark A. Noll. America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln. Oxford University Press. 2002. 640pp.

Robert A. Orsi (editor). Gods of the City: Religion and the American Urban Landscape. Indiana University Press. 1999. 402pp.

James A. Reichley. Religion in American Public Life. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press. 1984. 402pp.

Kathleen M. Sands (editor). God Forbid: Religion and Sex in American Public Life. Oxford University Press. 2000. 269pp.

Leigh Eric Schmidt. Holy Fairs: Scotland and the Making of American Revivalism. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2001. 278pp. 2nd Edition.

Steven Waldman. Founding Faith: Providence, Politics, and the Birth of Religious Freedom in America. Random House. 2008. 277pp.

Peter W. Williams. America's Religions: From Their Origins to the Twenty-First Century. University of Illinois Press. 2001. 601pp.

Garry Wills. Head and Heart: American Christianities. Penguin Group. 2007. 626pp.

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