Jonathan Den Hartog

Jonathan Den Hartog
Dr. Jonathan Den Hartog is Professor of History and Chair of the History Department at at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He is the author of Patriotism and Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New American Nation. He enjoys teaching American history as a means of reflecting on the permanent things.

Recent Essays

Flying Solo: A Spiritual-But-Not-Religious Biography of an American Icon

Gehrz traces the life of a fascinating individual, but in the process he raises important moral questions about which story of transcendence we seek to pursue.

The Most Polarized Era Ever?

In selecting reading material, the average reader might not immediately reach for a book about Congress in the nineteenth century. That would be a...