David Pendleton reviews Robert D. Putnam’s and David E. Campbell’s new book American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us.
“A leading, perhaps even the primary, reason that America manages to be both highly religious and highly religiously diverse is that most Americans do not believe that those with a different religious faith are damned,” conclude Putnam and Campbell. The takeaway message of American Grace might be succinctly summarized in a social harmony calculus: “Devotion plus diversity, minus damnation, equals comity.”
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