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Ruth Braunstein

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Ruth Braunstein is associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Connecticut. A cultural sociologist interested in the role of religion in American political life, Braunstein is author of Prophets and Patriots: Faith in Democracy across the Political Divide and co-editor of Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics.