Posted by: MTR | January 18, 2010

This nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians

“It cannot be emphasized too clearly and too often that this nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religion, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ. For this very reason, peoples of other faiths have been afforded asylum, prosperity, and freedom of worship here.”

 [May 1765 Speech to the House of Burgesses]

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