Christian Nation?

February 8, 2007 at 12:40 pm | Posted in Atheism, Beliefs, political, political commentary, Religion | 44 Comments

For all those that think we were founded with the intent of being a “Christian Nation”

“The Bible is not my Book and Christianity is not my religion. I could never give assent to the long complicated statements of Christian dogma.”

-Abraham Lincoln

 

“Christianity is the most perverted system that ever shone on man.”

-Thomas Jefferson, in Toward the Mystery

 

We discover in the gospels a groundwork of vulgar ignorance, of things impossible, of superstition, fanaticism and fabrication.”

-Thomas Jefferson

 

The divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity. Nowhere in the Gospels do we find a precept for Creeds, Confessions, Oaths, Doctrines, and whole carloads of other foolish trumpery that we find in Christianity.”

-John Adams

 

Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it for every noble enterprize, every expanded prospect.”

-James Madison

 

So far as religion of the day is concerned, it is a damned fake… Religion is all bunk.”

-Thomas Edison

 

The Bible is “a mass of fables and traditions, mere mythology.”

-Mark Twain 


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