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Old 04-18-2009, 04:37 AM
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Originally Posted by ufcfan2
Wasn't our four fathers kindof opposed of having/labeling America as a Christian nation that it should be seperated as such?
Actually, the Founding Fathers acknowledged that they were creating a Christian nation. And while they didn't want any particular denomination of Christianity to have control over the government, they believed that it was Christian morality that would prevent our capitalist system from becoming too corrupt.

Also, they believed that our freedoms were a gift from GOD and thus no human being or government had the authority to infringe upon those freedoms.

George Washington said that without a dedication to religion and morality, then no one could consider himself a patriot of the United States.

John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court said that it was in our best interests to only elect Christian leaders to run our Christian nation.

So, this modern notion that the Founding Fathers were trying to create a completely secular society is a myth that was started in the 1950s.
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