John H. Smith
John H. Smith is Professor of History at Texas A&M University-Commerce, specializing in early American history and culture, with an emphasis upon religion. He is the author of A Dream of the Judgment Day: American Millennialism and Apocalypticism, 1620-1890 and The First Great Awakening: Redefining Religion in British America, 1725-1775.
Books by John H. Smith
Interviews with John H. Smith
The Puritan Origins of the American Self
by Sacvan Bercovitch
When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture
by Paul Boyer
American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism
by Matthew Sutton
American Fascists: The Christian Right and War in America
by Chris Hedges
Anointed with Oil: How Christianity and Crude Made Modern America.
by Darren Dochuk
Religion is deeply bound up with politics in the United States, in a way that is unique in the developed world and among democratic countries. Here Professor John H. Smith, a historian at Texas A&M University, looks at the historical roots of this phenomenon and its contemporary significance.