9/29/2012 – America: “Christian Nation”…Fact or Fiction? – Shane Idleman

September 26th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 9/29/2012 – America: “Christian Nation”…Fact or Fiction? – Shane Idleman)

I’m hesitant to label America a “Christian nation.” Christians are followers of Christ, whereas a nation is a group of people who share a common identity, and often, a common origin. Some of the founders, such as Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, were not considered Christians. For this reason, America was not a Christian nation in the sense that every citizen or Founder was a Christian or was required to be one, but America is often labeled a Christian nation because her foundation was built on biblical principles and Christian character…
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