Books and Culture
Posted on: Sep 1, 2009
When did conservative Christians become odd, fascinating creatures to bring under the journalistic lens? The friendly poking and prodding predated God’s Harvard (Harcourt, 2007), religion writer Hanna Rosin’s dispatch from an 18-month visit to Patrick Henry College, but her account certainly exemplifies the genre.
If God’s Harvard was a portrait of Patrick Henry in words, then Jona Frank’s Right: Portraits from the Evangelical Ivy League—published last fall, when the presidential election campaign was still in full swing—should serve as a companion volume, a portrait in, well, portraits.