From First Things, a review of How American Experience Reflects Global Faith by Mark Noll; and Joseph Bottum on American exceptionalism and American religion. From Americana, a special issue on religions and the production of meaning in the US. A review of God and Race in American Politics: A Short History by Mark Noll and Your Spirit Walks Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion by Barbara Dianne Savage. An interview with Robert Jensen, author of All My Bones Shake: Seeking a Progressive Path to the Prophetic Voice. An interview with theologian Stanley Hauerwas on leadership. David T. Koyzis on (re)discovering the evangelical mind. A review of In the Land of Believers: An Outsider's Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church by Gina Welch. The signers of the Catholic and Evangelical Manhattan Declaration seek to nuke the Church-State wall (and more and more). Is it time for a Catholic Tea Party? Deal W. Hudson wants to know. More on Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South by Steven P. Miller. Getting Beyond Billboard Jesus: Is American Christianity any more than a roadside sign or bumper sticker? A review of Spirituality, Inc.: Religion in the American Workplace by Lake Lambert III. How Christian were the Founders? Conservative activists on the Texas Board of Education say that the authors of the Constitution intended the United States to be a Christian nation — and they want America’s history textbooks to say so (and more). All Your Church Are Belong to Us: What is the practical motivation that drives Traditionalists to schlep to distant or dangerous parishes, to detach from local churches our grandparents scrimped to build? From Good, a look at America's wealthiest religions. Radical feminist theologian Mary Daly changed the way we think about religion (and more and more).

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