The first part of this post is a repost of the article, ‘”How Can You Be Moral?’ – Here Are 9 Questions You Don’t Need to Ask an Atheist — And Their Answers,” by Greta Christina. Below this article, please read on to find our responses to these questions and more from Don Chapin.
Thirty three percent (33%) of the signers of our Constitution were Freemasons, and freemasonry, in general, was not in favor of the rigidity of the “Christian” church, as indicated by my bold font highlights in this article. The evidence is extremely clear: IN NO WAY was the U.S. initiated as a “Christian” nation! ~ Don Chapin
Unfortunately, from my ex-USAF perspective, the USAF has the worst reputation of any branch with respect to right-wing, unfounded, erroneous religious beliefs about U.S. history, including to the Brig. Gen. level. ~ Don Chapin
REPOST – American evangelical political engagement is built on a very weak historical foundation. It is time that Christian philanthropists, motivated by an entrepreneurial spirit informed by the pursuit of truth and a concern for the testimony of the Gospel in the world, take the long view and invest in responsible Christian thinking about the American past. The American republic, and more importantly, the witness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, depends on it.
A New World is Dawning—Pulling out of treaties, denigrating allies, starting trade wars—the impulsive actions of President Donald Trump are upending the international order in place since the end of World War II. REPOST
For those wondering if in fact the founders of our country intended American to be a Christian nation, find the answer to the question, Is America a Christian nation? in Article 11 of this document. Dated and signed 1796-97, it is reputed that George Washington himself drafted this treaty, supported by Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.