One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America
Released! 04/14/2015
One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America
by Kevin M. Kruse
Hardcover

We’re often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of “Christian America” is an invention—and a relatively recent one at that.

As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious activists in their fight against FDR’s New Deal. Corporations from General Motors to Hi... read more