Liars for Jesus: The Religious Right's Alternate Version of American History, Volume 1

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Liars for Jesus, 2006 - Religion - 507 pages
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Liars for Jesus debunks many of the historical lies invented and used by the Christian nationalist history revisionists in their efforts to further their far right political agenda and destroy the wall of separation between church and state in America. Liars for Jesus is not a book about religion. It is a history book, presenting and fully documenting the true stories and historical facts that are distorted in the "Christian nation" pseudo-history promoted by the religious right.
 

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

This book is a thoroughly researched response to the attempts of evanglical Christians to rewrite American history. The author quote extensively from the writings of the founders, as well as from ... Read full review

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I read the Kindle edition, which had some glitches (I've seen worse, though) where sentences ended in mid-air or sentence fragments drifted. Rodda does a terrific job laying what the religious right ... Read full review

Contents

Congress and the Bible
1
The Northwest Ordinance
31
Indian Treaties and Indian Schools
71
Propagating the Gospel Among the Heathen?
123
Thomas Jefferson and Public Education
157
Did Prayer Save the Constitutional Convention?
251
Treaties with the Barbary States
281
Treaties with Christian Nations
319
James Madisons Detached Memoranda
325
The Election of 1800
357
More Lies About Benjamin Franklin
411
More Lies About Thomas Jefferson
425
Jefferson Madison and Blackstone?
461
Index
497
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Page 463 - Commentaries in America as in England. General Gage marks out this disposition very particularly in a letter on your table. He states that all the people in his government are lawyers, or smatterers in law ; and that in Boston they have been enabled, by successful chicane, wholly to evade many parts of one of your capital penal constitutions.

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