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Was America truly founded as a Christian nation? In 2009, President Barak Obama made the statement that Americans “do not consider ourselves a Christian nation” (Barton, 2009). In spite of the two – thirds majority that allegedly claims that it considers America to be a Christian nation, the idea that it is not is still prevalent today. This notion is rampant because of a lack of the knowledge of the true American founding brought on by the twisted view of history taught and believed today. Liberal media, teachers, authors, etc., adamantly deny the Christian roots of the United States.
While they believe in the God of the Judeo-Christian Bible, they have a different translation – the New World Translation –, which is viewed by many traditional Bible scholars as a “frightful mistranslation”. Jehovah’s Witnesses reject the doctrine of Trinity, the immortality of the soul, and the notion of Hell. They do not believe that Jesus is God, but they acknowledge that his sacrifice a... ... middle of paper ... ...pe Survey. 9 Feb. 2008. Print Rast, Ben, “The New World Translation: The Watchtower Society’s Corrupt Bible.” 15 May, 2005.
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His determination was supposed to save this nation, but instead has alienated us from the rest of the world and sent us backwards in civil rights and environmental reform. As a Christian, I cannot abandon my support for those who wish to spread Christian values, but on the practical level this nation's fate cannot hinge on one man's faith. The intersection of faith and logic has created an impasse. Christianity and the values at its roots have found in President Bush the opportunity to become more deeply ingrained into American society. After being re-elected, Bush will likely drive these values to such depths as to threaten other religions and our nation's founding principle of freedom of religion.