Omri Elisha is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Queens College, City University of New York.
“A fascinating window into the tensions animating conservative Protestantism in America today.” - Peter Mundey, Sociology Of Religion
“This book is a gem. Elisha has crafted a memorable portrait of evangelical activism, rife with hopes, strivings, failures, confusions, and predicaments.” - Current Anthropology
“A substantive and insightful work. It provides a rich picture of evangelical belief and practice while also clarifying the tensions and ambiguities many evangelical congregations face as they attempt to seek the peace of their earthly city in the name and hope of Christ.” - Scott J. Hagley, Missiology
“Excellent.” - Jssr: Journal For Sci Stdy Religion
"I have not come across, nor do I expect to (at least for a while), a concept as productive, as provocative, as inspiring as his concept of 'moral ambition.'" - Kevin O'Neill, American Anthropologist