God's Marshall Plan

A new history documenting the transatlantic, world war-era roots of contemporary Protestant political theology.

God's Marshall Plan explores the vastly different theopolitical visions American and German Protestants developed for the reconstruction of the European continent out of the ruins of war. In examining the mid-century Protestant debate over political order, political economy, and foreign relations, this book shows how the struggle for Europe's soul forged two competing political theologiesChristian nationalism and Christian globalismthat continue to reverberate to this day.