A First Principles Primer: The Biblical Foundation of the Constitution

A First Principles Primer: The Biblical Foundation of the Constitution

by Paul Dowling

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Overview

What principles did Americans of our founding generation believe were crucial for the maintenance of a free society? What were the "first principles" influencing America's Founders when they instituted the constitutional law of "We the People"?

John Adams once said, "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." What were the principles Adams had in mind when he said this? And just how important is a general understanding of them for America's free republic to continue?

This short monograph is extensive in its scope, yet brief in its presentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781530147083
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/19/2016
Pages: 28
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.06(d)

About the Author

Paul Dowling grew up in Baytown, Texas, where he learned to value family, friends, and freedom. He earned a B.A. in Linguistics and an M.A. in German from the University of Texas at Austin, and then went on to an M.A. in English and an Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Houston.


A public school teacher for 26 years in Texas and California, Paul currently lives in Los Angeles, where he is a job developer who helps special education students procure their first job experiences.


Paul has volunteered as a docent at the Reagan Presidential Library and sponsors a Constitution Club at his high school. He also enjoys giving speeches to educate others about the correct principles for the maintenance of a free civil society.

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