This well research well written book should be read in all colleges.
I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting a quick history of the opinions of our most important founding statesment concerning religion and church/state matters.
"Moral Minority" by Brooke Allen is a brilliant refutation of the popular but misbegotten notion that the U.S. was founded as a Christian nation.
Where to begin is a difficult choice. The title, perhaps! I would like to have it explained to me. If, as Allen states on page 180, there is “no reason an atheist should not be... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Glen Blesi
We are in a stage of American history when the words of those who founded the country are being totally distorted to sell an agenda that never existed. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Larry
A friend of mine got me this and I bought it for my son. It puts the founding fathers' religious views in perspective. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Peter M. Ross, Ph.D.
A welcome recital of facts and antidote to the commonly expressed view that the American Founding Fathers were Christians, when most were barely deists, if that. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Dr Garry
Fascinating analysis of the Founding Fathers thinking. Extremely well researched, and written. I am keeping this book on Kindle for ready reference.Published 24 months ago by Paula Zurcher
Most of the time we hear all types of stores about the founder and if you know your history realize they are politcal statements and not reality. Read morePublished on January 18, 2013 by carol frick
I have been researching these issues for a while and have a website that I began in 2004: [...] (I add stuffmy when timeI permits) Everything Brooke details is not only fact but is... Read morePublished on June 14, 2012 by James W. Veverka
This book is a great balance to some of the religiously slanted versions of the Founding Fathers that are out there. Read morePublished on March 6, 2012 by bunny56
I personally found nothing new or revealing in this short summary of the philosophical foundations of the United States or of the religious sentiments of the founding fathers. Read morePublished on October 22, 2011 by Nash Android