His sermon made the US out to be the new Israel--making many connections between US and bible, he explains we are chosen by God to be a nation of praise.
He claimed that Jews were responsible for the first judgments of God. He also claims that all other religions are false and idolatrous.
david and goliath
Ezra Stiles attributes the defeat of England to God--God must have supported them because it was a war as radical as ___
____ was the modern day Joshua
According to Ezra Stiles, Pharoah was corrupt like George III and Moses/Joseph are like ____ leading US out of evil to form God's nation
First Inaugural Address
In his ____ Jefferson claimed the purpose of the government is to: protect personal possessions and the country (through military), balance the economy, regulate trade, protect freedom of religion, and uphold habeas corpus (innocent until proven guilty!)
Immediately following the ____, US religion was PROTESTANT, uninfluenced by Catholicism, and Jonathan Mayhew was popular.
After the war, the ____ church lost 75% of its members.
After the war, ___ split over support and opposition to Revolution
After the war, ____ suffered at the hands of the British. John WItherspoon was famous ____ pastor calling them to join war effort.
After the war, ____ had a dramatic growth with Francis Asbury leading "preaching tours and calling church to independence.
How government is linked to religion in a way that religion has an affect on what government does. However, people claimed Government did not suffer from exemption of religion
Benjamin Franklin created the phrase which was later named "Civil Religion" and it gives religious meaning to the nation itself--Pledge of Allegiance, Ground Zero, Liberty Bell, Gettysburg
Many of the founders were ____, believing in an impersonal creator of life.
____ relied on reason, rejected authority of revelation, reject divinity of Christ making him to be a good teacher but not God, and they reject trinity.
____ claims there is a God who should be worshiped. Also believed repentance is important and afterlife is real.
____ rejected the Trinity, rejected that Jesus was God, rejected original sin, claimed Jesus came as a moral teacher. They believed we are responsible for loving God and being virtuous; to use our free will and associate moral reform and fervor with Christian responsibility. Rationalistic Revivalism would improve society.
Used names such as "Omniscient Deity, Omnipotent Authority, and Sovereign Monarch" to address God.
The ____ were a fraternal group who did many philanthropic activities. Many of the founding fathers were ____