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The Huffington Post’s Religion section published a range of July 4-themed columns, reflecting the range of beliefs practiced in the United States these days:
- ‘God of Liberty’: The Role of Religion in American Independence
- The Torah, The Constitution & The 4th of July
- The 4th of July: Sikhs Celebrate a Self-Evident Truth
And here are some interesting links from other sources — the common theme seems to be that old “America is/isn’t a Christian nation” chestnut:
- My Take: Why America is Not a Christian Nation (CNN Belief Blog)
- Atheists’ July 4: One Nation Under God-less (USA Today Faith & Reason blog)
- What’s patriotism, anyway? (Bill’s Faith Matters Weblog)
- Independence… (Whispers in the Loggia)
- Archbishop Gomez reflects on America’s Christian roots for July 4th (Catholic News Agency)
What do you think? Share your thoughts in the Comments section below.