The Jefferson Rule
The Myth of American Religious Freedom

Recent pieces
Interview with Jack Balkin, Balkinization
Interview with John Fea, The Way of Improvement Leads Home
“Which Ronald Reagan are the GOP Presidential Candidates Embracing?” Time.com
“Why We Should Stop Talking about the Founding Fathers,” In These Times
On Political Fundamentalism,” U.S. Religion blog
“The Maltese Falcon: The Novel and the Film,” S-USIH blog
The kind of intellectual that we most urgently need,” OUP blog
On Pauline Maier,” S-USIH blog
“The Myth of Religious Freedom, or Why History Is Necessary for Law,” ACS blog
“A Mainline Moment: The American Protestant Establishment Revisited,” MIH
“Intellectual History and the Age of Fracture, Part 2,” S-USIH blog
“Intellectual History and the Age of Fracture, Part 1,” S-USIH blog
Review of Kevin M. Schultz, Tri-Faith America (2011), in Politics and Religion
Review of Young, Nash, and Raphael, Revolutionary Founders (2011), S-USIH blog
Review of Putnam and Campbell, American Grace (2010), in Perspective on Politics
Review of Pauline Maier, Ratification (2010), S-USIH blog
Historicism, Understanding, and Judgment,” Journal of Southern Religion