10 minutes with … Robert Bellah


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(UNDATED) Though he has written numerous books and articles, Robert Bellah knows he will always best be known as the author of “Civil Religion in America.” The seminal 1967 essay, which popularized Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s notion of shared cultural ideas, illuminated the subtext beneath cherished American myths and ideals. Chief among these, Bellah argues, is that […]

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