A Wall of Containment? by Gerald J. Russello

A Wall of Containment?

The American Myth of Religious Freedom
by Kenneth R. Craycraft, Jr.
Dallas, Texas: Spence Publishing Co., 1999.
(226 pages; $27.95, cloth)

by Gerald J. Russello

The experience of reading Kenneth Craycraft’s The American Myth of Religious Freedom is much like that of the characters in the recent science-fiction movie The Matrix. In the film, a group of computer hackers discover that the “real” world in which they live is actually an artificially created construct, designed to deceive humanity into believing in a world that does not in fact exist so that humans do not revolt against the computers who have assumed control.

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