Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? A Historial Introduction [NOOK Book]

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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...
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Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? A Historial Introduction

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781611640885
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 2/16/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 832,288
  • File size: 4 MB

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  • Posted April 27, 2012

    Surprisingly balanced look at the founding of our nation. It sho

    Surprisingly balanced look at the founding of our nation. It should upset the extremeists on both sides of the question. A PROFESSIONAL HISTORIAN'S WELL researched product. Please read this instead of the work of those with a political/religious axe to grind.

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