One Nation under God: Religious Symbols, Quotes, and Images in Our Nation's Capitol

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Millions of Americans routinely see our U.S. Capitol when watching the news. Few realize that religion permeates our national edifices. Our Capitol’s artwork captures the very essence of our religious truths. These masterpieces are testimony to the strong bond between religion and American ideals. This religious artwork is resounding testimony that America’s foundation rests on religious values. The better we study, appreciate, and fortify this foundation, the more blessed will ...
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Millions of Americans routinely see our U.S. Capitol when watching the news. Few realize that religion permeates our national edifices. Our Capitol’s artwork captures the very essence of our religious truths. These masterpieces are testimony to the strong bond between religion and American ideals. This religious artwork is resounding testimony that America’s foundation rests on religious values. The better we study, appreciate, and fortify this foundation, the more blessed will be our generations to follow.

Author Biography: Father Gene Hemrick is a well known writer and author. He is the pastor of a parish on Capitol Hill. He has been a syndicated columnist for CNS and has published extensively for The Priest, Origins , Liguorian, U.S. Catholic, USCC Office of Publications, and the NCEA.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780879739911
  • Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor, Publishing Division
  • Publication date: 4/1/2001
  • Pages: 150
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7
Preface 9
Introduction: Finding Our Way Around Capitol Hill 11
Chapter 1 Finding God's Presence in the U.S. Capitol 25
Chapter 2 Passing on the Tradition 45
Chapter 3 Explorers and Saints Passing on the Tradition 61
Chapter 4 Virtues Everywhere on Capitol Hill 83
Chapter 5 Profound Religion Lessons Within Sounding Distance of the U.S. Capitol 109
Sources 121
Index 127
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