Brown Bag The Theology of Citizenship: Local Preachers and the Production of Nationalism in Early America 31 October 2012.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Benjamin Park, University of Cambridge

Though ideas of nationalism were directed to a much larger environment, and influenced by broader cultural currents, they were cultivated at the local level. As part of a dissertation that examines the local productions of nationalism, this project engages how parochial religious communities, especially patriotic sermons, influenced Americans' ideas of their country.