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Author Topic:   Which religion's creation story should be taught?
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Message 134 of 331 (567762)
07-02-2010 1:38 PM
Reply to: Message 130 by Coragyps
07-02-2010 8:40 AM

Coragyps writes:

Does he still count as a Christian? I know David Barton tries to claim him. Of course, Barton makes up fictional quotes, too.

As a Christian (a fundy no less), and far be it from me to judge the heart of an individual man, but from what I've read and know of Jefferson I would say, no, he was not a Christian, nor was America founded as a "Christian" nation, although Christian teachings, the Bible, and principles were the majority rule at the time (i.e. most accepted these facts at the time, thus they controlled the laws, norms, customs, ect).

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