Alexis de Tocqueville, the brilliant French nobleman whose Democracy in America (1835) used to be required reading on the campuses of elite liberal arts colleges, visited the United States during the apogee of the Second Great Awakening, a phenomenon that ranks as one of the most extraordinary bursts of religious revivalism in the history of Christendom. Indeed, it was religion in America that “first struck . . .
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