Never Before in History
A supplemental history textbook that helps students dispel the common misconception that our founding principles came primarily from Greek, Roman, and Enlightenment thinkers. The authors trace to the roots such key precepts as the dignity of the individual, inalienable rights, government by consent, the separation of church and state and secular reform.
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Abraham Lincoln

"It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion — that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain — that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."

— Abraham Lincon's Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863

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This book chronicles the founding of our nation. In the Foreword, Thomas G. West accurately remarks,

"…this book demonstrates that if religion is banned from the public life of the nation, America’s history and traditions are unintelligible."

This is precisely what has happened in the educational life of the nation. Tens of millions of public school graduates are illiterate regarding our nation’s great history and traditions. While written by men sympathetic to the Reformed tradition, the account does not whitewash the shortcomings of Puritanism.

(Hardback, 213 pages)
By Gary Amos and Richard Gardiner

Foundation for Thought and Ethics
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