R.B. Bernstein teaches at City College of New York and New York Law School; his books include Thomas Jefferson, The Founding Fathers Reconsidered, and the forthcoming The Education of John Adams.

A new book argues that to understand the debate over church and state, we need to look to the Founders' views on Islam, writes R.B. Bernstein.


A new masterpiece of history by Bernard Bailyn shows American life in the 17th century to be nasty, brutish, and short. By R.B. Bernstein.