Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?: A Historical Introduction

Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?: A Historical Introduction

by John Fea
     
 

Fea offers an even-handed primer on whether America was founded to be a Christian nation, as many evangelicals assert, or a secular state, as others contend. He approaches the title's question from a historical perspective, helping readers see past the emotional rhetoric of today to the recorded facts of our past. Readers on both sides of the issues will appreciate

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Fea offers an even-handed primer on whether America was founded to be a Christian nation, as many evangelicals assert, or a secular state, as others contend. He approaches the title's question from a historical perspective, helping readers see past the emotional rhetoric of today to the recorded facts of our past. Readers on both sides of the issues will appreciate that this book occupies a middle ground, noting the good points and the less-nuanced arguments of both sides and leading us always back to the primary sources that our shared American history comprises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664235048
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
02/16/2011
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
905,253
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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