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    Is the US a Christian country?

    Is the US a Christian country

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    Avalon Project - The Barbary Treaties 1786-1816 - Treaty of Peace and Friendship, Signed at Tripoli November 4, 1796

    ARTICLE 11.
    As the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian Religion,-as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion or tranquility of Musselmen,-and as the said States never have entered into any war or act of hostility against any Mehomitan nation, it is declared by the parties that no pretext arising from religious opinions shall ever produce an interruption of the harmony existing between the two countries.
    Was America Founded As A Christian Nation? - Forbes

    As historian John Fea notes, “If the Treaty of Tripoli is correct, and the United States was not ‘founded on the Christian religion,’ then someone forgot to tell the American people… The idea that the United States is a ‘Christian nation,’ has always been central to American identity.” But debate rages over whether the Founders were Deists and why the Constitution bears no mention of God.
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    Re: Is the US a Christian country?

    Yes it is. But there are so many that wish is wasn't, and expend great efforts to eradicate any Christian influence of any significance.
    It's a global Jihad, stupid. Allowing that poison into the country is only going to increase the damage it inflicts on others.
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    Re: Is the US a Christian country?

    Categorically not.

    It is not a Theocratic state, therefore cannot be considered a "Christian Nation".

    Those that push that particular mantra often have a nefarious reason behind it, you look at all of those on the fringe right that really, really push that, there's an Anti-Abortion, Anti-Gay tinge to alot of it that is primarily theocratically motivated and it's downright disturbing.

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    Re: Is the US a Christian country?

    Heya JF. What did Martin Luther King have to say?

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    Re: Is the US a Christian country?

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Heya JF. What did Martin Luther King have to say?
    "I have a dream that, someday, towns and cities across America, from sea to shining sea, will have a street named after me, in the most dilapidated, crime ridden part of that city."

    Or, something like that.

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    Re: Is the US a Christian country?

    As Christian as Israel is Jewish.

    Why was Jefferson a faithful attendant at the Sunday church at the Capitol? He once explained to a friend while they were walking to church together:

    "No nation has ever existed or been governed without religion. Nor can be. The Christian religion is the best religion that has been given to man and I, as Chief Magistrate of this nation, am bound to give it the sanction of my example."

    President Jefferson even closed presidential documents with “In the year of our Lord Christ”

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    32 “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.
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    Re: Is the US a Christian country?




    The Founders were a varied lot, some were Deists and some were not.

    Some were cold and some were hot; some had slaves they sold and bought.


    Ben Franklin tis said, liked a lot of nookie on the side;
    Washington though was in straight laces tied.

    But on this one thing their minds rose together like a steeple:
    That the moral constraints of religion were beneficial to The People.


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    Re: Is the US a Christian country?


    Like Canada, Australia and many of the "colonies" of Britain, the US is formed within a Christian framework of one God, empowering rule, stemming from the belief that royalty are God appointed by birth. As with most nations, the US and Canada derive their authority as from God.

    It is not, though, a Christian nation; there is only one, the Vatican.
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    Re: Is the US a Christian country?

    No, nor has it ever been. By design it can't be, the constitution basically doesn't allow it to be. We are a country where the majority are Christian but we are not a Christian nation. One quick look at out constitution, rights and laws prove that.
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