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The United States Never Institutionalized Christianity. Ever. And May It Never.

I wish we had a public school education that offered the following clarification:

SOME people seeking religious freedom emigrated from Europe to the continent of America, where their cults could go about the cult-like business of preying upon those whom they deemed unsaved, and eventually each other, like cults do. 1,109 more words

Book Review: One Nation Under God

One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America by Kevin M. Kruse, Basic Books, 2015, 352 pp.

I read this book as part of a clergy book group that meets monthly. 1,056 more words

Book Review

An American Exceptionalism Bibliography

Below is a list of selected sources on American exceptionalism that I have found useful over the past several months. The topic is quite broad—my book is a treatment of exceptionalism in terms of historical theology, intellectual history, and American religious history. 4,421 more words

History

Postcards from Christian America

Is America a “Christian” nation? What do we even mean by that question? Historically, as I argued in my recent book, even secular conservatives have tended to assume that the United States needs Christianity. 430 more words

In The News

Social Justice?

The Southern Baptist Convention, whose members range around 16 million, remains one of the largest unified denominational conventions in the world.  As many know, the Southern Baptist Convention took a turn in its theological stance, refuting all liberals and building around conservative leaders such as Paige Patterson, Albert Mohler, and Pressler. 686 more words

How God Created Christian America in 7 Easy Steps

In the beginning God created Christian America, and He did it in seven steps because seven is the biblical number for perfection. The year was AD 1492 and the American continent was undiscovered and empty, except for a few scattered bands of naked savages. 1,900 more words

Christian America? Think Again

Review of chapters 1 and 2 from Gregg Frazer’s The Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders.

Gregg Frazer, professor of history and political studies at The Master’s College, has given Christians a lot to chew on in… 967 more words

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