Faith & Freedom

Benjamin Hart

The Christian Roots of American Liberty

"Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty."
(2 Corinthians 3:17)

A publication of the Christian Defense Fund




Endorsements & Acknowledgements

1.We Hold These Truths

2. Statecraft is Not Soulcraft

3. Augustine's Mistake

4. John Wycliffe, Father of American Dissent

5. Pilgrim's Progress

6. John Winthrop's Shining City

7. Thomas Hooker Tries Democracy

8. Trouble in New Jerusalem

9. The Protestant Spirit of Capitalism

10. God and the Tobacco Society

11. Brave Oliver's "Cruel Necessity"

12. The Bloodless Revolution

13. A Holy Experiment in Laissez-Faire

14. Two Preachers and The Great Awakening

15. The Making of an American Revolutionary

16. The making of an American Ideology

17. "Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death!"

18. When in the Course of Human Events

19. Bloody Footprints in the Snow

20. Different Gods, Different Revolutions

21. The Philadelphia Miracle

22. The True Thomas Jefferson

23. Where the Lord is a Stranger, So is Liberty


© Copyright 1988, Benjamin Hart

Faith and Freedom. The Christian Roots of American Liberty
Copyright © 1997, Christian Defense Fund
All rights reserved.

Scripture quotations are from the New American Standard Bible, © The Lockman Foundation 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975. Used by permission.

A portion of Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze used by permission, courtesy of the N.Y. Graphic Society.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Hart, Benjamin.
Faith and Freedom 

Bibliography: p.
Includes index.
1. United States-Church history-Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.2. Puritans-United States-History. 8. United States-History-Revolution, 1775-1783-Religious aspects. 4. liberty-Religious aspects-Christianity-History of doctrines-l8th century. 5. Freedom (Theology)-History of doctrines - 18th century.
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