NOLL, M. A.,
In the Beginning Was the Word. The Bible in American Public Life, 1492-1783.
Oxford University Press, 2015. 448p. Hardback. This is a superb book. In his lucid prose, Noll clarifies a complex topic and weaves an astounding number of sources into an engaging narrative. The result is an authoritative history of the Bible in early America that refocuses our view of the nation and its most influential book. James P. Byrd, Journal of Church and State |a 29/5/18 (Publisher's information).