Sunday, February 21, 2010

How Christian Were the Founders?

This goes back to our studies last Fall...

This was in the NY Times Magazine a week ago.

An excerpt:
More elementally, they hold that the United States was founded by devout Christians and according to biblical precepts. This belief provides what they consider not only a theological but also, ultimately, a judicial grounding to their positions on social questions. When they proclaim that the United States is a “Christian nation,” they are not referring to the percentage of the population that ticks a certain box in a survey or census but to the country’s roots and the intent of the founders.
Read the whole article here.

Have a look at our other blog for information on how wrong the above statement is...

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