Monday, December 27, 2010

John Calvin; Father of America

"Calvin was the founder of the greatest of republics. The Pilgrims who left their country in the reign of James I, and landing on the barren soil of New England, founded populous and mighty colonies, were his sons, his direct and legitimate sons; and that American nation which we have seen growing so rapidly boasts as its father the humble Reformer on the shore of Lake Leman..."

J.H. Merle D'Aubigné as quoted in Christianity and the Constitution The Faith of our Founding Fathers By John Eidsmoe / Baker

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