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The American Bible, How our Words Unite and Divide a Nation

$ 25.00

Prothero, Stephen. Harper Collins. New York. 2012. Hardcover. Excellent Condition. Dust Jacket, Excellent Condition.

" Since Thomas Jefferson first recorded those self evident truths in the Declaration of Independence, America has been a nation that has unfolded as much on the page and the podium as on battlefields or in statehouses. Here Stephen Prothero reveals which texts continue to generate controversy and drive debate. He then puts these voices into conversation, tracing how prominent leaders and thinkers of one generation have commented upon the core texts of another, and invites readers to join in...."