“American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the Present”
Philip Gorski is a professor of sociology. He is a comparative-historical sociologist with strong interests in theory and methods and in modern and early modern Europe. Professor Gorski’s empirical work focuses on topics such as state-formation, nationalism, revolution, economic development and secularization with particular attention to the interaction of religion and politics. His other interests include the philosophy and methodology of the social sciences and the nature and role of rationality in social life.