This was a fascinating, well written book.
These are some of the questions that Stephen Prothero looks at and what makes "American Jesus" an interesting and highly recommended read.
By Prothero's account, it will not create the first American controversy generated from images of Jesus in popular art and culture.
A very good history of Christianity in America plus the of of shoot ideas of Mormons, Jews and Buddist adaptaion to the Jesus culture.Published 1 month ago by William Henning
A great read about the story of religion in America, from it's inception to the current day. I think that this book will be interesting to
those of all faiths in America. Read more
This book is readable, fun, and fascinating. I background from the colonial period to the 20th century was mostly new to me, and I learned a lot. Read morePublished 9 months ago by semi-green in the suburbs
This is a unique approach to American religious history. It is painfully true to see we have made Jesus to fit our image, rather than trying to see Jesus as God's image.Published 13 months ago by Joyce Pace
This product was a good price and had an accurate description of the product. I needed it for my religion class.Published 13 months ago by Loveless
I completely reject Prothero's thesis. He chooses the most outrageous examples then tries to turn what are perhaps one individual's viewpoint or inspiration possibly built upon... Read morePublished 14 months ago by T. Cozby
A great book for those wondering how we got to this point. If the level of public discourse frustrates you, then read this book. Learn from the historical context.Published 20 months ago by MoTeef59