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Protestantism

To early Americans the Old Testament and its scenes, even its speech and names, were as familiar as their own backyard

A NOBLE PRIZE-WINNING ECONOMIST AND HISTORIAN SAYS WE’RE IN THE MIDDLE OF ONE OF AMERICA’S MAJOR PERIODS OF REFORM

Robert Fogel is best known as one of the two authors of Time on the Cross, a pathbreaking 1974 book that applied statistics and numerical analysis to history to make a provocative and important point: American slavery on the eve of the C Read more >>
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.… Read more >>

Shocking, exuberant, exalted, the camp meeting answered the pioneers' demand for religion and helped shape the character of the West.