In the history of the United States and Canada, religion is one of the most fundamental dimensions of identity in literature. While the focus in literature has tended to shift over the centuries from overt championing of the Christian faith to various reinterpretations of it, religion has continued to be a prominent theme. The role of religion in individual and community identity can be defined in at least three major categories. The first category is prose expressions of religious faith as a... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia of Literature, 2019. 6p.