Historical Ignorance and the Modern Assault on Christianity

The Associated Press reports that officials at Shaw Air Force in South Carolina have removed a Nativity Scene from the base at the urging of the "Military Religious Freedom Foundation." The foundation lodged a complaint about the display through the Air Force in Washington. Paul Loebe, spokesman for the foundation, said the Nativity scene was in violation of the Constitution. Ignorance of United States history is one of the great weapons used against Christianity. Here is a quote from the official brochure of the Office of the Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives:

"On May 1, 1789, in one of its first acts, the House elected the Reverend William Linn, a Presbyterian minister from Philadelphia, as the official Chaplain of the House."

Reverend Linn was a graduate of Princeton in 1772 and was firmly committed to orthodox Christianity and belief in the Bible.

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