Each month we will highlight a theme important for understanding the role of religion in American history and politics.

Religious Motivations for Abolition

January 2018
Evangelicals and Emancipation

Willa Cather’s Death Comes for the Archbishop

The Story of Faith in the Southwest


November 21, 2017

Lutheranism in America

October 2017
The Practice of Pietism in America

Lincoln’s Meditation on the Divine WIll

September, 1862

Washington’s Letter to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport

August 21, 1790
Religious Liberty in the New Nation

Resistance and Revolution

July 7, 2017
The 17th Century Origins of American Independence

Christian Progressives Respond to Urban Poverty

Jane Addams and others on Social Settlements

Religion and Science: The Case of Eugenics

May 2017

Religion & WWI

April 2017
A Democratic Crusade