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Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump

Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump

by John Fea

A historian’s discerning, critical take on current American politics“Believe me” may be the most commonly used phrase in Donald Trump’s lexicon. Whether about building a wall or protecting a Christian heritage, the refrain has been constant. And to the surprise of many, a good 80 percent of white evangelicals have belie… Read more…

Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? Revised Edition: A Historical Introduction

Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? Revised Edition: A Historical Introduction

by John Fea

John Fea offers a thoroughly researched, evenhanded primer on whether America was founded to be a Christian nation, as many evangelicals assert, or a secular state, as others contend. He approaches the title's question from a historical perspective, helping readers see past the emotional rhetoric of today to the recorded facts of our past. This updated e… Read more…

Why Study History?: Reflecting on the Importance of the Past

Why Study History?: Reflecting on the Importance of the Past

by John Fea

What is the purpose of studying history? How do we reflect on contemporary life from a historical perspective and can such reflection help us better understand ourselves, the world around us, and the God we worship and serve?In this introductory textbook, accomplished historian John Fea shows why Christians should study history, how faith is brought to bear … Read more…