While Thomas Jefferson’s religious beliefs are the subject of ongoing and fierce debate, it is nonetheless surprising how religious his two most public statements as President of the United States were. They acknowledge God; they invoke His aid; they compare the United States with ancient Israel; they appeal to an overruling Providence; and they assert religious liberty, all at the same time.Read More
So what was Adams? Philo-Semitic? Anti-Semitic? Zionist? Most historical figures don’t fit neatly into our present categories, and the same is true of John Adams. But there can be no doubt that he was a great admirer of the Jews, and that he looked forward to the day when they would be re-established as a nation in their ancient homeland of Judea.Read More
Hitler did like one religion in particular—so much so that he wished ancient Germans had converted to it rather to Christianity.
What religion was it?Read More