Is American a Christian nation?
Objective kind of:
But are we talking about this question in THEORY or in PRACTICE?
Our answer will impact where we look for answers!
The here and now but it involves making judgments about the legitimacy of past
Why did Waldman write his book?
Combat assumptions/arguments in a well-worn, but ill-supported script
Combat our limited understanding of how we came to have religious freedom, based on
our warped sense of history via the Culture Wars
Show that America
Exam #1 Founding Faith
This is a take home exam; you may use your book, notes, Power Point slides, etc. but
you may not discuss your answers with other students. If you have questions about
what a question is asking refer that questi
Waldman asserts that while most Christians today would identify Washington as one of
their own, some of his contemporaries had doubts Why?
Washington isnt usually talked about in relation to his political thought, but he still shaped th
John Adams: On Puritanism in America
wise, humane & benevolent principles
Care for the poor
Power of faith through their courage in the face of punishing odds
Spirit of dogmatism and bigotry
Poli 391R Exam 1
Early America brought tension between Americans own religious convictions and the
practical necessities of the founding era. Due to the circumstances of this era, the founding
fathers were placed in a difficult position wit