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By Paul D. Hanson

"Biblical heritage, enriched through many non secular and cultural traditions, flows into and is intertwined with our nation's epic, either for larger and for worse. to disregard that background is to chop ourselves off from our roots and to disclaim the ancestral studies that cast our person and collective identity."
—from the prologue

This giant paintings explores the interaction of faith and politics in the course of the heritage of the USA. Paul D. Hanson lines American historical past again to colonial instances, paying shut realization to the position that biblical culture has performed in shaping the nationwide tale of the us. He then provides a close learn of politics within the Bible that's framed by way of the demanding situations and crises in American background. scholars will learn the way deeply faith has prompted either family and foreign coverage and contributed to the nation's feel of id and objective. After laying those biblical-historical foundations, Hanson considers a style of biblical interpretation which could converse to the varied state of at the present time. He proposes an inclusive type of public ethical discourse that invitations complete participation via individuals of all spiritual and philosophical groups.

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