You are here
How relevant was the Bible to the Founding Fathers of the United States? Did you know that even those leaders considered to be the least religious of their peers are recorded to have strongly endorsed the formation of Bible-based policies for every aspect of the government system they established? As David Barton contrasts the Scriptural motivation demonstrated by the Founding Fathers with the current indifference exhibited by society, a cultural condition labeled as "Biblical Illiteracy" becomes alarmingly apparent. While the symptoms of this syndrome can already be seen in society, what factor is crucial for reclaiming the Godly heritage our forefathers have left for us? Follow along for an exploration of American history and discover what aspect of their worldviews influenced them most significantly in the construction of the United States federal government.