Preachers and the American Revolution

Joe Loconte reminds us of the role preachers played in arguing (and fighting) for American independence.  The combination of Lockean Whig political theory with a theology of religious freedom forged a powerful weapon in the fight against British policies that eventually lead to Independence.

“They Preached Liberty,” by Joseph Loconte.  The Wall Street Journal, June 28, 2012.

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Posted on July 13, 2012, in Political Life & Political Questions, Religious Liberty. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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