Revivalism & Political Fervor

Once again, Mark Noll, in his excellent book, A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada, has written a couple of paragraphs which do so much to elucidate a phenomenon which is at the heart of much of what we take for granted in life here in America. The table below is my distillation of what Noll packs into this great section. It shows how American politicking has cashed in on the success of American Christian revivalism.

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