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A Defense of the Bible as a Schoolbook
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$4 @ Amazon Store Until 1947 and following, the Christian religion exercised considerable influence upon the school children of America. In fact, a thorough study of the history of American education will reveal that from the very beginning of English colonization, Bible reading and prayer was an important part of the classroom. The personal writings and official government proceedings of the colonial era through the middle of the twentieth century clearly indicate that America’s Founding Fathers never intended for the Christian faith to be pushed from America’s classroom or from...Read more... Read more... -->
American History, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian History, January Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence
January 23, 1800 Death of Signer, Edward Rutledge Edward Rutledge (November 23, 1749 – January 23, 1800) was an American politician and youngest signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. He later served as the 39th Governor of South Carolina. The brief biographical sketch of his life presented below is taken from the nineteenth-century work, Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Rev. Charles Goodrich. Article Contents * Click headings to navigate; click headings to return. A Thumbnail Sketch For Further Consideration Related Articles Anchor Elements...Read more... Read more... -->
Benjamin Franklin Was Not a Secularist
American History, Christian Beliefs, Christian History, January Articles
Leaving the deism of his youth and the immorality it produced, Benjamin Franklin came to realize that the Calvinism of his youth was closer to reality than he had previously imagined. Though never fully returning to this theological tradition in which he was raised, he realized that human government must reflect God’s government of the world, and for this reason, secularists, atheists, agnostics, and the irreligious falsely attempt to lay claim to Franklin as one of their patron saints. This brief primary writing of Benjamin Franklin—though challenging—completely destroys present...Read more... Read more... -->
Thomas Paine Argues, “No King But God”
American History, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian History, January Articles
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How Thomas Paine Betrayed America
American History, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian History, Concepts of God, January Articles, Other Than Christianity
Thomas Paine is often employed by the political left as justification for their false claim that America was established as a secular nation. The facts, however, completely expose their uninformed argument. Click to read the entire article… January 10, 1776 Paine’s Common Sense published While Thomas Paine is remembered positively for his contribution to American independence through his book, Common Sense, his contemporary defenders overstate his influence when they credit him as being the primary force of the American cause. His supporters associate Paine’s later deistic...Read more... Read more... -->