The pilgrims traveled to what is now the United States in search of religious freedom. In the absence of a state church, Americans have developed a civil religion that blends, rather than separates, the two institutions. Dr. Peter Gardella, author of American Civil Religion: What Americans Hold Sacred, examines the religious freedom – and what else – the early settlers came in search of. Peter and Welton explore the connections between the settlers’ idea of the role religion should play in the New World and the role it plays today.

Recent Posts

Start typing and press Enter to search