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Saving History: How White Evangelicals Tour the Nation’s Capital and Redeem a Christian America

Lauren R. Kerby

Abstract

Millions of tourists visit Washington, D.C., every year, but for some the experience is about much more than sightseeing. Lauren R. Kerby’s lively book takes readers onto tour buses and explores the world of Christian heritage tourism. These expeditions visit the same attractions as their secular counterparts—Capitol Hill, the Washington Monument, the war memorials, and much more—but the white evangelicals who flock to the tours are searching for evidence that America was founded as a Christian nation. The tours preach a historical jeremiad that resonates far beyond Washington. White evangelic ... More

Keywords: White evangelicals, Christian nationalism, Tourism, Washington, D.C, American history, Christian heritage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781469658773
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658773.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lauren R. Kerby, author
Harvard Divinity School

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