"....The sometimes contradictory positions taken by Protestants make for some of the most fascinating and instructive reading in this very important book....God and Mammon is and will be an irreplaceable resource."--Books and Culture (March/April, 2003)
"[M]ark Noll has brought together contributions from several talented authors who explore the relationship between Protestantism and capitalism in the formation of American culture. The essays are well crafted and insightful, offering unique perspectives on the development of what is perhaps the most misunderstood yet influential of American cultural amalgams-the confluence of Protestant ethics and market values."-- ournal of Church and State
"[T]his book connects religious history and business history in important and constructive ways. Religion, after all, matters much in affairs of the purse."--Business History Review
About the Author
Mark A. Noll is McManis Professor of Christian Thought at Wheaton College, Illinois, and the author and editor of many bestselling books and articles, including "Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity, The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind," and "A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada," His most recent book is "Protestants in America," In 1998 he inaugurated the McDonald Family Visiting Chair in Evangelical Theological Studies at the Harvard Divinity School.