Chapter 2. Christian Beginnings in America. Is the United States a Christian nation?. “The study of Christian influence on American society and government generally suffers from two extremes.” It is overlooked. It is overdone. Why is overemphasizing the Christian influence dangerous?
Christian Beginnings in America
“The United States is not now, nor has it ever been, a Christian nation.” page 16
Purpose for Civil Government as stated in the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut:
“to mayntayn and presearve the liberty and purity of the gospell of our Lord Jesus which we now professe, as also the disciplyne of the Churches, which according to the truth of the said gospell is practised amongst us.”