A Theological Interpretation of American History
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A Theological Interpretation of American History

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"History does not proceed without the ideas of men behind it -- past, present, and future. Because of this, Gregg Singer's book is a must read for pastors' and people to understand the ideas behind our American history. It is surprising to see how much Calvinism and Calvinistic leaders helped guide our country's founding and achieved stability and freedom, especially for r...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published September 9th 2009 by Solid Ground Christian Books (first published 1964)
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This is the kind of book that is critical reading for any Christian who seeks to understand American history. Singer examines the critical religious and philosophical movements in American history, how they shaped their times, and whether or not they were true to biblical principles.

He begins with Puritanism, and argues that it was critical to the success of the nation's founding. It established critical theological and political systems that the Constitution later took as a model. Later Puritan...more
This book attempts to show how you cannot understand the history of a people without understanding their worldview at the time. If you trace the trends in how the people in the US have viewed God and how they should live in proper relationship with him, then you will be able to better understand significant events such as the civil war and the world wars following later.
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