Tag: America

John Adams

1200I just finished watching the HBO series of John Adams, based the book by David McCullough.  I read the book when it came out several years ago.  If you have even the smallest interest in history these are well told representations of John Adams life and times.  One difference in the book was that it portrayed Mr. Adams Christian faith as having a much greater influence than that presented in the TV series.  In fact, but for the abstinence of the Adams in French decadence, while the ambassador…

America’s Greatness

 

foundingfathersAmerica has been a great nation as one of the “Super powers” and due to its wealth and influence.  However, what is really virtuous in America’s History?  America was started from a desire for freedom, religious freedom, freedom to practice Christianity.  There were other reasons behind the actual rebellion from the English King and the English state religion, but these had their roots in both freedom and independent Christian practice.  America assisted Europe…