History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 18

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.

In this Episode:

  • Religion and the Founding Fathers.
  • The Founding Fathers were not deists, atheists and agnostics as some have characterized.
  • A look at the first settlers and their motivations.
  • Colonial Protestantism, the Puritans, and the influence of Covenant Theology on early American society.
  • Comments about Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson.
  • Quotes from the Founders on religion.