For those who believe Christianity is as American as apple pie and baseball, the six-hour, three-part PBS miniseries “God in America” starting Monday will delight. But for those who believe the U.S. was intended to be a beacon for all people to peacefully pursue happiness regardless of whether they worship God or how, the miniseries may disappoint. It is perhaps divine providence that actor Michael Emerson portrays Puritan pioneer John Winthrop. Emerson is best known for his role as Benjamin Linus in ” Lost,” and that’s precisely what this miniseries turns out to be.

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