Our Great Big American God: A Short History of Our Ever-Growing Deity

Our Great Big American God: A Short History of Our Ever-Growing Deity

Matthew Paul Turner

american citizens love God. We stamp God on our cash, our bumper stickers, and bodies. With a church on approximately each highway, it is challenging to disclaim our country's deep reference to the divine.

but tradition critic Matthew Paul Turner says that God did not simply swap America-America replaced God. for that reason, will we even realize the "real" God?

Whip-smart and provocative, Turner explores the us' titanic effect on God, instructed via an awesome precise historical past of religion, politics, and evangelical pyrotechnics.

From Puritans to Pentecostals, from progressives to mega-pastors, Turner examines how American heritage and beliefs remodeled our belief of God. Fearless and humorous, this is often the definitive advisor to the yank adventure of the Almighty-a tale so extraordinary, extraordinary, and unique that it will probably simply be made within the U.S.A.

it doesn't matter what your political or spiritual association, this e-book will problem and pleasure with its razor sharp wit, social remark, and savvy old perception. it'll make you think again how you take into consideration the US as a "Christian nation," and assist you re-imagine a greater destiny for God and kingdom.

finally, Turner dares to invite: Does God regulate the way forward for America-or is it the wrong way round?

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