Protestant, Catholic, Jew: An Essay in American Religious by Will Herberg

By Will Herberg

"The such a lot venerated dialogue of yankee faith in mid-twentieth century occasions is Will Herberg's Protestant-Catholic-Jew. . . . [It] spoke accurately to the mid-century situation and speaks in nonetheless appropriate how you can the yankee situation and, at its top, the human condition." —Martin E. Marty, from the Introduction

"In Protestant-Catholic-Jew Will Herberg has written the main attention-grabbing essay at the non secular sociology of the United States that has seemed in many years. He has digested all the appropriate ancient, sociological and different analytical reviews, yet the product isn't any mere precis of earlier findings. He has made those findings the root of a brand new and inventive method of the yankee scene. It throws as a lot mild on American society as an entire because it does on the specially spiritual points of yankee existence. Mr. Herberg . . . illumines many points of the yankee truth, and every bankruptcy provides fabulous, and but very compelling, theses concerning the spiritual lifetime of this kingdom. Of these kinds of probably the main telling is his thesis that the US isn't really rather a lot a melting pot as 3 relatively separate melting pots." —Reinhold Niebuhr, New Yorks instances ebook Review

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