Author: Peter W. Bakken

Patriotism and Attachment to Place: A Commentary on Joseph Sittler’s “The Grace Note,” April 1951

[1] The year 1950 has been described as the “crossroads of American religious life.”[1] It was a paradoxical time of oppressive anxiety and intoxicating prosperity. Anxiety was fed by events and situations that had thrust Post-World War II America into a frightening new world: the Cold War and threats of Communist espionage and subversion; atomic […]