How were the Founding Fathers influenced by the Bible? What does the First Amendment say about religion? Is there a place for religion in the public sphere?
The relationship between government and religion is a complicated one. While the founders of America agreed that government should never compel or endorse religion, they were certainly influenced by the Bible. The Exploring Government mini course examines Christianity's influence on the establishment of the United States, including an in-depth look at the Ten Commandments and their continued moral relevance.