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"An excellent contribution to the social history of colonial religion. With great skill she weaves a narrative that demonstrates the inextricable relation between religion and politics in the colonies. I heartily recommend it, and look forward to using it for many years to come in the classroom."--Mark S. Cladis, Vassar College
"A good succinct study of the relation of politics and religion throughout the colonial period. Especially useful as a summary accessible to udergraduate history majors."--R.K. Donovan, Kansas State University
"[A] timely and thoughtful book."--New Republic
"A splendid overview of the topic of religion in the colonial period. The book is gracefully and economically written, provocative yet respectful of opposing views....Goes far toward providing a genuinely balanced account of the role of religion in the formation of the American mind."--William and Mary Quarterly
"Her depth of scholarship and documentation will please the scholar; her relation of her topic to American history in general will please the generalist, student or lay person; and her graceful writing style will endear her to all. The book is highly recommended."--History
"An important step toward a social history of religion and a masterful synthesis of what went on in all the colonies."--David D. Hall, Boston University
"Bonomi's vigorously argued book forces us to reconsider the role of religion in the lives of ordinary eighteenth-century Americans."--T.H. Breen, Northwestern University
"Provides a necessary corrective to the secular analysis of the roots of the American Revolution."--Journal of American History
"It is faintly embarrassing to describe a book as pathbreaking. But this one really is."--Maryland Historical Magazine
"Lucid, comprehensive, and often provocative."--Christine Leigh Heyrman, Brandeis University
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