William Penn founded the Quakers and other tall tales from David Barton

As the Gipper used to say, "there¬†you go again..."David Barton spoke at Liberty University¬†on September 9 and said that William Penn founded the Quakers, the early Unitarians were an evangelical denomination and Thomas Jefferson signed presidential documents "In the Year of Our Lord Christ." That was just for starters.At about two minutes into his speech (click the link and look for Barton on Sept. 9; you can also hear it at iTunes here), Barton saidWe have the same thing when you look … [Read more...]

Letter from George Washington to an annual meeting of Quakers

Does Washington, in this letter, sound like he is talking about Christianity alone?George WashingtonSeptember 1789Government being, among other purposes, instituted to protect the persons and consciences of men from oppression, it certainly is the duty of rulers, not only to abstain from it themselves, but, according to their stations, to prevent it in others.The liberty enjoyed by the people of theses states of worshiping Almighty God agreeably to their consciences, is not only … [Read more...]


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