Times Book Review: Finding the Faith of the Founders

What do you get when you start with a smart book by Steven Waldman (founder of Beliefnet) and add a smart reviewer such as Richard Brookhiser? You get a great review!

The problem is that (to paraphrase George W. Bush's comment about the US Constitution) a book is just a pile of paper. We can only learn something from the past if we have some respect from those piles of papers.

Here's the review link: 'Founding Faith'

A Christian America? A secular America? Steven Waldman argues the founders had in mind something else entirely.

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