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The Nature And Form Of The American Government Founded In The Christian Religion

by George Shea

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity - General,
  • United States - Colonial Period,
  • History,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11925696M
    ISBN 101430458976
    ISBN 109781430458975
    OCLC/WorldCa154802925

      The British government responded with a crackdown on self-government in the colonies, which liberty-seeking colonists called the "Intolerable Act." Rising tensions sparked the American . The American Gospel-literally, the good news about America-is that religion shapes our public life without controlling it. In this vivid book, New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham tells the human story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith, and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God is a matter of choice.

    American Founding Ideal: ".governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed." (Declaration of Independence) "The United States shall guarantee to every state in this Union a republican form of government" (U.S Constitution, Art. IV, Section 4) Principle: Sanctity of Contract. Judeo-Christian Roots. America was founded on three documents: The Declaration of Independence; The Paris Peace Treaty of , and the Constitution. These documents give conclusive proof that America is a Christian nation. One does not need a law degree or a degree in history to grasp this truth.

    American psychologist _____ emphasizes in his definition the individual nature of religion. (William) James Theology, the field of inquiry that focuses on considering the nature of the divine, is an important example of doing and being religious. And lastly a Christian cannot fail of being wholly inoffensive, for his religion teaches him in all things to do to others what he would wish, in like circumstances, they should do to him.{5} Daniel Webster understood the importance of religion, and especially the Christian religion, in this form of government.


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Excerpt from The Nature and Form of the American Government Founded in the Christian Religion And this because the Constitution, in their fancy, omits to establish, as by human positive law, that god exists; and, which would then ultimately and inevitably come to pass, take the Church of christ, as was done by Roman-imperial and by Norman policy, under the Oppressive and Author: George Shea.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The nature and form of the American government founded in the Christian religion The nature and form of the American government founded in the Christian religion by Shea, George, Publication date   Frank Lambert, The Founding Fathers and the Place of Religion in America (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, ), p.

; Geoffrey R. Stone, “The World of the Framers: A Christian. Daniel Webster understood the importance of religion, and especially the Christian religion, in this form of government. In his famous Plymouth Rock speech of he said, Lastly, our ancestors established their system of government on morality and religious sentiment.

America wasn’t founded as a Christian nation and many of our beloved Forefathers sadly were not, yet America was largely comprised of Believers. Liberty allows us. The American republic was founded on a set of beliefs that were tested during the Revolutionary War.

Among them was the idea that all people are created equal, whether European, Native American, or African American, and that these people have fundamental rights, such as liberty, free speech, freedom of religion, due process of law, and freedom of assembly. Is America a Christian Nation.

by David Barton Modern claims that America is not a Christian nation are rarely noticed or refuted today because of the nation’s widespread lack of knowledge about America’s history and foundation. To help provide the missing historical knowledge necessary to combat today’s post-modern revisionism, presented below will be some [ ].

The men who founded our country and established our government clearly based it on Christian principles to which they adhered. This is obviously confirmed by the fact that many of the State Constitutions included the requirement that a man must be a Christian in order to hold public office.

View Number One: America was founded on Christian principles George Washington and the continental congress. Throughout –religion was the chief concern of the states.

It was seen in the first meeting of the committee working for American rights, up to the final meeting. "The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion." --John Adams As we witness yet again the brutal and bloody consequences of religious intolerance in the form of ISIS, we have a majority of Republicans pining for a Christian America.

As the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian religion as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion or tranquility of Musselmen [Muslims] and as the said States [America] have never entered into any war or act of hostility against any Mahometan nation, it is declared by the parties that no pretext arising from religious opinions shall.

The Christian ideal is the least possible government, a government wherein neither you nor I nor any other man or woman will labor and obey because we have to, but because we have learned the. According to conventional wisdom, organized religion has long been a powerful and conservative influence on American politics.

Professor Mark Smith’s new book, Secular Faith: How Culture has Trumped Religion inAmerican Politics, develops a startlingly original and compelling alternative d of looking at whether religion leads people to favor certain policies or.

Deism or “the religion of nature” was a form of rational theology that emerged among “freethinking” Europeans in the 17th and 18th centuries. Deists insisted that religious truth should be subject to the authority of human reason rather than divine revelation.

Christianity in Colonial American Government Documents. The Christian based colony of Jamestown Virginia in functioned underneath Christian Based Charter One of the earliest efforts to colonize and begin the development of the New World, which would later become the United States of America, began in Jamestown Virginia.

American religion therefore coexists comfortably with, but is not itself a component of, American government. Religion's independence of politics has been part of its strength.

There is a fascinating paradox at work in our nation's history: America, the first and most relentlessly modern nation, is — to the consternation of social scientists. Principle 3: Human Nature Has Been Flawed by Sin and Cannot Be Trusted With Unlimited Power.

The Founders held the traditional Christian belief that humanity had been created a noble creature in the image and likeness of God, but that this image had become marred because of the fall and sin (Gen.

).The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.” (70) “ that form of government with virtue as its foundation was more likely than any other to promote the general happiness.” () In his Thoughts on Government, he called for a “government of laws, and not of men.”.