John Witte Jr. teaches law and directs the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. He is the author (with Joel A. Nichols) of Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment (3rd edition).
Faith of the Founders: Religion and the New Nation 1776–1826, by Edwin S. Gaustad. This is the best short, accessible, single-volume treatment of the religious lives, intellectual pathways and church-state politics of the preeminent founders of the United States—Jefferson, Madison, Adams, Washington and Franklin.
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