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The Words That Shaped America
American Bible, Stephen ProtheroWe’re familiar with the words of the Constitution, the story of Huck Fin, and the lyrics of the “Star Spangled Banner." They all play a part in how we think of our national identity. Religious scholar Stephen Prothero has assembled a book that analyzes the texts that shaped American culture — and, perhaps, manipulated it.

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  Stephen Prothero, Boston University professor of religion and author of "The American Bible: How How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Define a Nation"

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