Why Religious History is Essential to a Thriving Democracy

3 Aug

Mother Mosque of America in Cedar Rapids, IA is the oldest standing mosque in North America. It was built in 1934. Photo via mothermosque.org.

Acquaintance John Fea, a historian at Messiah College, has a nice essay on American religious history at the American Association for State and Local History. You can read it here: Why Religious History is Essential to a Thriving Democracy | AASLH Blogs

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2 Responses to “Why Religious History is Essential to a Thriving Democracy”

  1. johnfea August 3, 2016 at 11:32 am #

    Doug: Even though we only met once face-to-face I hope we can call each other “friends.” Thanks for the repost.

  2. Douglas Firth Anderson August 3, 2016 at 1:35 pm #

    I don’t like to be presumptuous! In the view of some, “friend” has been cheapened through indiscriminate use of late. But, I am happy to consider us friends!

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