The recent controversy over Christian- and conservative-leaning revisions to history textbooks in Texas public schools has renewed discussion about the origin of American values.
A provocative opinion piece published Tuesday in The Christian Science Monitor makes the case that Christian traditionalists – who see American liberty as an outcome of Christianity – are misreading history and distorting today's political debates.
Read the piece and then tell us what you think: Are America's founding principles secular – or inescapably Christian? Do you think America should be regarded today as a "Christian" nation? Why or why not?
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