Author Archives: Richard Gamble

Civil Religion—or Christianity?

To save American exceptionalism, the nation must first let go of imperialism.

Was World War I the Last Crusade?

How religious passions helped fuel the Great War.

Gettysburg Gospel

How Lincoln forged a civil religion of American nationalism

American Exceptionalisms

What Barack Obama must learn from William Graham Sumner

What Shall It Profit a Man?

To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in …

Goodwill Hunting

Faith-Based War: From 9/11 to Catastrophic Success in Iraq, T. Walter Herbert, Equinox, 224 pages

God’s Country

The American Patriot’s Bible: The Word of God and the Shaping of America, Richard G. Lee, ed., Thomas Nelson, 1824 pages

How Right Was Reagan?

A few weeks ago, my mailman delivered an invitation to my 30th …

How Right Was Reagan?

The 40th president gave America hope—but that’s not enough.

Wilsonian Slaughter

The Crisis of American Foreign Policy: Wilsonianism in the Twenty-first Century, G. John Ikenberry, Thomas J. Knock, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Tony Smith, Princeton University Press, 157 pages; What the World Should Be: Woodrow Wilson and the Crafting of a Faith-Based Foreign Policy, Malcolm D. Magee, Baylor University Press, 2008, 189 pages