Historian Mark David Hall argues for the importance of the Calvinist tradition in the move toward American independence.
Prof. Steven Green argues that there's more at stake on the faith of the American founders than one might think.
Brooke Allen stresses the importance of religious skepticism and freethinking for the American founders.
Prof. Steven Green warns against writing the present back into the past.
Mark David Hall replies to his interlocutors in this month's discussion.
Prof. Steven Green argues that the founders were trying to create a government based on consent, not divine institution.
Faith played a strong role in the American founding, says Prof. Thomas Kidd. But it may not be the role we expect.
Mark David Hall argues that the American founders were more Christian and less deist than many nowadays might realize.