Patriotism & Piety with Jonathan Den Hartog | BRI Scholar Talks
Religion was at the heart of the founding of the American colonies, but did you know that it played a major role in political life? In this episode of Scholar Talks, BRI Senior Teaching Fellow Tony Williams is joined by Jonathan Den Hartog, Professor of History at Samford University, to discuss how religion influenced politics in the early Republic. How did religion affect the growing partisan divide between Federalists and Democratic-Republicans? What lessons can we learn from the political division of the late eighteenth-century Republic?