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Did America Have a Christian Founding?: Separating Modern Myth From Historical Truth

Hardback|Oct 2019
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:A distinguished professor debunks the assertion that America's Founders were deists who desired the strict separation of church and state and instead shows that their political ideas were profoundly influenced by their Christian convictions. In 2011, David Mark Hall published...


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:A distinguished professor debunks the assertion that America's Founders were deists who desired the strict separation of church and state and instead shows that their political ideas were profoundly influenced by their Christian convictions.

In 2011, David Mark Hall published an essay with the Heritage Foundation entitled "Did America Have a Christian Founding?" That essay caused a sensation, with Hall's lecture on the subject covered by C-SPAN and his essay itself being downloaded more than 300,000 times.

In this new book, Hall expands upon this essay, making the airtight case that America's Founders were not deists; that they did not create a "godless" Constitution; that even Jefferson and Madison did not want a high wall separating church and state; that most Founders believed the government should encourage Christianity; and that they embraced a robust understanding of religious liberty for biblical and theological reasons. In addition, Hall explains why and how the Founders' views are absolutely relevant today.

This compelling and utterly persuasive book will equip believers and conservatives to defend the idea that Christian thought was crucial to the nation's founding and that this benefits all of us, whatever our faith (or lack of faith).

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 540061
  • Product Code 9781400211104
  • ISBN 1400211107
  • Pages 240
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
  • Publication Date Oct 2019
  • Sales Rank 65283
  • Dimensions 22 x 236 x 156mm
  • Weight 0.39kg

Mark David Hall

Mark David Hall is the Herbert Hoover Distinguished Professor of Politics and Faculty Fellow in the William Penn Honors Program at George Fox University. He is also associated faculty at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University and senior fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion. He has written, edited, or co-edited a dozen books on religion and politics in America and is a nationally recognized expert on the religious freedom. He writes for the online publications Law & Liberty and Intercollegiate Studies Review and has appeared regularly on a number of radio shows, including Jerry Newcomb's Truth in Action , Tim Wildman's Today's Issues , and the Janet Mefferd Show .

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