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"Enhanced with copious notes, an extensive bibliography, and a comprehensive index, Gambling is a seminal work of impressive scholarship and a very strongly recommended addition to academic library Social Issues reference collections and supplemental reading lists."
"A vivid demonstration of how profoundly gambling intersects with politics, economics, culture, and even theology. I highly recommend it."
-- David G. Schwartz, Director, Center for Gaming Research, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
"An invaluable guide for understanding the roots of gambling in the American psyche and its implications for the future."
--Keith S. Whyte, Executive Director, National Council on Problem Gambling
"A dramatic advance in scholarly consideration of this neglected phenomenon in American life. It brings together a brilliant interdisciplinary team."
--David P. Gushee, Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics, President, Evangelicals for Human Rights, McAfee School of Theology, Mercer University
"Groundbreaking. Wolfe and Owens explain why gambling has been ignored in our national values debate--and consequences of the omission."
--Melissa Rogers, Director, Center for Religion and Public Affairs, Wake Forest University Divinity School