Biblical themes, pervasive in American culture, are utilized for many artistic, ideological, and religious ends. These essays explore perceptions and interpretations of scripture in key spheres of American culture, including politics, conceptions of American identity, popular culture, and public education.
About the Author
Mark A. Chancey is Professor of Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He is the author of Greco-Roman Culture and the Galilee of Jesus and The Myth of a Gentile Galilee (both from Cambridge University Press).