The Basis of the American Republic: The Bible

It is not possible to understand the actions or motives of the leading patriots in the American Revolution without taking into consideration their religious faith and world-view. To a man, the founding fathers were men who had been shaped by the morality and theology of the Bible. Of the fifty-five men who signed the American Declaration of Independence, only two, Franklin and Jefferson, had no denominational affiliation. And yet even they accepted the basic presupposition of a Christian world-view. taken from Give Me Liberty, The Uncompromising Statesmanship of Patrick Henry, by David J. Vaughan, page 155.

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