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What the Actual F is a Christian, Anyway?

When Jesus ascended into heaven, leaving the disciples and Mary on the mountaintop, the modern Church began.

It was fragmented then. Spontaneous. Dangerous.

Its loudest proponents were hauled into court and threatened with death for challenging the theocratic power of the Jewish leaders. 1,595 more words


What is the "American Gospel?"

God and Country.

God Bless America.

In God We Trust

Whether one is a believer or not, the language of faith is deeply woven into the American fabric. 1,041 more words


Book Review - American Gospel

American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation by Jon Meacham

Jon Meacham tells the story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith and politics and their delicate balancing act creating a nation where religion can shape public life without controlling it. 192 more words