Daniel T. Rodgers is the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton University. His books include Age of Fracture, winner of the Bancroft Prize; Atlantic Crossings; Contested Truths; The Work Ethic in Industrial America; and As a City on a Hill: The Story of America’s Most Famous Lay Sermon. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
“Was America Born Capitalist?”: On John Winthrop’s “A Model of Christian Charity”
LARB presents an excerpt from “As a City on a Hill: The Story of America’s Most Famous Lay Sermon” by Daniel T. Rodgers....