State Churches in Colonial America

Peter Manseau offered this interesting editorial about Christianity and the history of the United States, noting that the nation was not a Christian nation from its founding, although that might be debated. Congregationalism and Church of England were established churches in colonial America. Rhode Island was the first state to grant freedom of Religion. Massachusetts did not disestablish the Protestant church there until 1834.

America is not a “Christian” nation
FOX NEWS | MARCH 5, 2015
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