The View From 1776

Was Washington Really a Deist?

Liberals insist that our leaders of 1776 were not Christians, that in fact the English colonies were inspired by the atheistic materialism of French socialism.  Ergo, they conclude, the moral teachings of Judeo-Christianity deserve no place in America outside the private home or churches and synagogues.

For a rebuttal, see the First Things article by Michael and Jana Novak.