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The Currency of Faith - John Andrew Murray

How one man put God into circulation.   Read more...

The Legal Principles of the Founding Fathers and the Supreme Court - REV. EDWARD J. MELVIN, C.M.

The Founders placed belief in God and acceptance of natural moral law (derived from reason and corroborated in Judeo-Christian revelation) as the foundation of the American system.  Read more...

The Libyan Tragedy and Our Historically Challenged President - Father George W. Rutler

In a frequently misquoted line from the Life of Reason, George Santayana said: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."  Read more...

The Puzzling Faith of Abraham Lincoln - Mark Noll

The end of the Civil War in the spring of 1865 began a national discussion that has not stopped 125 years later. What did the war mean? What was its significance to the nation? More momentously, what was its significance to God?  Read more...

The Relevance of Thomas Jefferson - DONALD D'ELIA

Among the Founding Fathers of the American nation there appears to be none more deserving of the title of “modern man” than the Virginian, Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and third President of the United States.  Read more...

The Religious Heritage of American Democracy - Joseph F. Costanzo

Although there is a secularistic stream in the nation's history, it is not the only American tradition. Moreover, it is not the original American tradition and it is certainly not the genuine and authentic one.  Read more...

The Truths They Held: The Christian and Natural Law: American Constitution - ROBERT R. REILLY

The American Constitution embodies, and is only comprehensible, in light of Christian and (pre-modern) natural law assumptions.  Read more...

Washington's Original Thanksgiving Proclamation - GEORGE WASHINGTON

WHEREAS it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favour; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me "to recommend to the people of the United States a DAY OF PUBLICK THANSGIVING and PRAYER...."  Read more...

Ways out of the Christian ghetto - Joseph Weiler

A Jewish scholar reflects on what can reverse the retreat of Christians before militant secularism.  Read more...

We Hold These Truths: Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition - DON D'ELIA

What were the self evident truths Americans held at the founding? What was and is the American Proposition?  Read more...


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