Book review essay.

Book review essay.

Perspectives on Politics, 2021

Finding Faith in Foreign Policy: Religion and American Diplomacy in a Postsecular World
. By Gregorio Bettiza. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 336p. $78.00 cloth.

Religious Freedom in Islam: The Fate of a Universal Human Right in the Muslim World Today. By Daniel Philpott. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 328p. $36.95 cloth. 

Alexandra Domike Blackman, Cornell University

"Finding Faith in Foreign Policy broadens our understanding of the relationship between religion and politics."

"Bettiza’s book opens up several exciting areas for future research."

"With great clarity, Bettiza traces how religion has become an organized component of the US foreign policy bureaucracy since the end of the Cold War."