Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tomorrow Afternoon at LancasterHistory.Org

On Thursday afternoon I will giving a lecture entitled "Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?" at the LancasterHistory.Org (formerly the Lancaster County Historical Society) in Lancaster, PA.  I hope to see some of you there.

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014 @ 04:00PM - 05:30PM

Was America Founded as a Christian Nation: A Historical Introduction

Speaker: John Fea, Ph.D., Chair, Department of History, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA
oakicon 65Was America founded as a Christian nation? This question has become a fixture in our so-called "culture wars." But just what did the Founding Fathers believe about the relationship between religion and the American republic? This lecture offers an even-handed primer on whether America was founded to be a Christian nation, as many conservative Christians assert, or a secular state, as others contend. The goal is to approach the issue from a historical perspective, helping attendees see past the emotional rhetoric of today to the recorded facts of our past.
  • Colloquia are held at's campus, 230 N President Avenue.
  • Social gathering 4 pm
  • Presentation from 4:30 to 5:30
  • All colloquia are free and open to the public.