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As a City on a Hill: The Story of America’s Most Famous Sermon

Dan Rodgers, History (Emeritus)

December 12, 2018 · 6:00 pm6:30 pm EST · Labyrinth Books

Labyrinth Books and the Humanities Council

In As a City on a Hill, Daniel Rodgers tells the surprising story of one of the most celebrated documents in the canon of the American idea. In doing so, he brings to life the ideas Winthrop’s text carried in its own time and the sharply different yearnings that have been attributed to it since. Rodgers shows how much more malleable, more saturated with vulnerability, and less distinctly American Winthrop’s “Model of Christian Charity” was than the document that twentieth-century Americans invented

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