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By Stephen J. Nichols

Jesus is as American as baseball and apple pie.

yet how this got here to be is a fancy story--one that Stephen Nichols tells with care and simplicity. starting with the Puritans, he leads readers in the course of the numerous cultural epochs of yankee heritage, exhibiting at each one level how American notions of Jesus have been formed through the cultural sensibilities of the days, frequently with unlucky results.

Always attention-grabbing and infrequently funny, Jesus Made in America deals a frank evaluation of the tale of Christianity in the US, together with the current. For these attracted to the cultural implications of that tale, this ebook is a must-read.

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