The Author

Jonathan Den Hartog (PhD, University of Notre Dame) is associate professor of history at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. He is the author of Patriotism and Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New American Nation. You can follow him on twitter.

The Original ‘Spiritual But Not Religious’ American

What Benjamin Franklin has to do with the prosperity gospel and the claim of 'spiritual but not religious.'