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Head and Heart: A History of Christianity in America

Authors: Wills, Garry
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: REL070000, REL084000, HIS036000
ISBN: 9781101202531, Related ISBNs: 0143114077, 110120253X, 1594201463, 9780143114079, 9781101202531
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 640,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Look out for a new book from Garry Wills, What the Qur'an Meant, coming fall 2017.

Gary Wills has won significant acclaim for his bestselling works of religion and history. Here, for the first time, he combines both disciplines in a sweeping examination of Christianity in America throughout the last 400 years. Wills argues that the struggle now, as throughout our nation's history, is between the head and the heart, reason and emotion, enlightenment and Evangelism. A landmark volume for anyone interested in either politics or religion, Head and Heart concludes that, while religion is a fertile and enduring force in American politics, the tension between the two is necessary, inevitable, and unending.
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