The Undeniable Religious Underpinnings of an American Holiday

And, even though it is stated by Anthony in about as many words, and I know someone will want to bring it up, I remind us all that we do not claim that all of the Founding Fathers of the USA were Christian, merely that Christian principles were used to guide the foundation of this nation. Read more for the evidence of such.
(And thank you, Anthony, for compiling these.)

Daniel

The Recovering Legalist

No Arguments

I don’t want to get into any arguments this Thanksgiving, believe me. I only look forward to meeting with family, eating turkey, along with every imaginable kind of casserole, then later flopping prostrate onto some flat surface to nap through the mythical effects of tryptophan and marshmallows. But just as with so many other things in this politically-correct life, there are those who want to make a case against Thanksgiving, at least the religious underpinnings it brings to the dinner table.

Like as with Christmas, there will inevitably be those who want to keep God out of Thanksgiving.

There has been so much debate over the level of influence religion (specifically Christianity) had in the founding of our great nation, the United States of America. Many have argued that our forefathers wanted nothing more than a completely secular society void of anything sacred. Others have argued that our…

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