The Founders and Deism | America's Most Pressing Concern
From the historical documents of the Founding Fathers, it is evident that these men desired Christianity and a faith in God to be the foundation of the American civilization. However, many have claimed that the Founders were Deists. Did they believe that God created the world, but takes no further action or provide any special revelation for mankind? Follow along as Dr. Dave Miller allows the Founders' own writings, including Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and Ethan Allen, to demonstrate their firm beliefs in God's providential care and the supernatural revealing of His will through the Bible.