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Book Review: America’s Pastor (Grant Wacker)

Some biographies have the energy and immediacy of a radio broadcaster's play-by-play. America's Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation has the measured, thoughtful analysis of an end-of-year magazine analysis. Dialogue and narrative tension never speed the...

Hymn Stories and Hymnology

A friend who saw yesterday's Expository Songs announcement asked what resources I use to learn more about hymns and hymnwriters. It might be of general interest, so I'll post it here as well: Hymn Stories Books of hymn stories are typically targeted to a popular...

Expository Songs

Six years ago, I began to find and organize songs where the main idea of the song is also the main idea of a Bible passage. (I call this kind of song an "expository song.") Last year, I started posting my research on, with one post for each chapter...

Dianne Wilkinson: The Life and Times of a Gospel Songwriter

Dianne Wilkinson with Daniel J. Mount (2012)

Dianne Wilkinson: The Life and Times of a Gospel Songwriter chronicles Dianne Wilkinson’s life story and gives the stories behind over 150 of her best-known songs. For more information, click here.

Available in paperback and Kindle formats on Amazon.

The Faith of America’s Presidents

Daniel J. Mount (2007)

The Faith of America’s Presidents carefully examines each president’s religious beliefs and compares those beliefs to the doctrines of biblical Christianity. It discusses their conversion experiences (when applicable), examines how their religious beliefs affected their presidencies, scrutinized their beliefs pertaining to God’s role in American history, and looks into important historical controversies. For more information, click here.

Available in hardcover on Amazon.