Congratulations Andrew Preston!

Andrew PrestonCongratulations to PHN member, Andrew Preston (Cambridge), winner of the 2013 American Politics Group Richard E. Neustadt Book Prize for Sword of the Sprit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy (New York: Knopf, 2012).  This book has previously won the Charles Taylor prize for Literary Non-Fiction.  Sword of the Spirit’ has been described as a richly detailed, profoundly engrossing story of how religion has influenced American foreign relations, told through the stories of men and women – from Presidents to preachers, who have plotted the country’s course in the world.


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