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One Nation Under God

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Author Dr. David Gibbs presents ten incontrovertible, heavily documented, and politically incorrect historical facts which prove that Christianity played a pivotal role in uniquely shaping the most free, prosperous, and powerful nation in history.
Paperback, 203 pages
Published January 28th 2005 by Christian Law Association (first published 2005)
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Jen
Jul 27, 2010 Jen rated it did not like it
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I can't do it, guys, and not just because I have to return this to its owner by the end of the week.
The thesis is that the United States was founded on Christianity and Christian principles, and pretty much everything that's wrong with the country right now traces back to our gradual slide away from that fact.
Do I think that a substantial number of the founding father were Christians? Yes. Do I think that Christian principles are a bedrock piece of our government? Yes. Do I think that Christiani
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Tim Chavel
Nov 17, 2013 Tim Chavel rated it it was amazing
If you love America and want to learn about how our country was founded on Godly principles, then this book is for you. The author has practiced law for many, many years. I trust you will enjoy the quotes from this book:

… those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord. ~Abraham Lincoln

In a very real way, North America began in 1620 “in the name of God,” as the Mayflower Compact, our very first self-governing document clearly proclaims. ~David Gibbs, Jr.

In the early 1830’s, a Frenchman came
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Frank
Jul 16, 2013 Frank rated it it was amazing
This wonderful volume goes into the forgotten history of the founding of America. I learned much from this book. Not only did the Pilgrims come here to escape religious persecution but a number of other groups did so as well.

All of the of the original colleges in America, including the Ivy League ones, were founded as Christian schools.

In the decades leading up to the Revolutionary War, a spiritual revival took place, setting the stage for the fight for independence. Prior to and during the Re
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Peter Krol
Nov 01, 2009 Peter Krol rated it liked it
Gibbs explains how many of the Founding Fathers of the USA were Christians. Many of the colonies were founded as havens for religious dissidents. These are simple facts about the history of our nation, and I appreciated Gibbs's work to document and explain them.

For example, I find it stirring that a major reason why Columbus was looking for an easier trade route to the Indies was because of unfulfilled prophecy. He wanted all nations to know the Lord Jesus, and so he attempted to make it easier
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