Inventing a Christian America : the myth of the religious founding
"Among the most enduring themes in American history is the idea that the United States was founded as a Christian nation. A pervasive narrative in everything from school textbooks to political commentary, it is central to the way in which many Americans perceive the historical legacy of their n...
Oxford, [England] ; New York :
Oxford University Press,
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- Introduction: The Christian nation debate, methodological fallacies, and the role of myths
- A haven for religious freedom
- A model for Christian and civil government
- The revolutionary and constitutional impulse
- A government of men
- The birth of a myth