Finding Freedom from Religion or Freedom for Religion?

Today (July 4), Americans celebrate our Declaration of Independence from “British tyranny” (as it was then perceived.)  It was primarily a declaration economic and political independence (a reaction against “taxation without representation.”)  My thoughts today, however, turn to the “religious freedom” our ancestors sought in the new land.  I am particular interested in those “founding fathers” who signed the Declaration of Independence 237 years ago today.  Were they seeking “freedom from religion” or “freedom for religion”? And if it was “for religion,” what was the nature of this religion?

To read more, click on the title below —

“Declaring Independence: Economically, Politically, and Spiritually”

A Declaration of Independence (from ED)

A Declaration of Independence (from ED) from Kaila Prins in “Skinny” Genes

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