God-Talk: Good, Bad, and Ugly

A new book on religion and race in politics should give us pause

The University of Notre Dame's Mark A. Noll is one of our leading historians of religion, specializing in the history of evangelicalism. Never dull or predictable, he has consistently presented a face of evangelicalism that I hope more of the public can meet, showing its constituencies to be far more diverse than most news-media comment suggests.

Now Noll has given us God and Race in American Politics: A Short