In the midst of political campaigns, including the last election season, one often hears appeals to the American founding principles and the political visions of the founding fathers.
No book at the time was more accessible or familiar than the English Bible, specifically the King James Bible. And the people were biblically literate. . . The phrases and cadences of the King James Bible influenced their written and spoken words. Its ideas shaped their habits of mind and informed their political experiment in republican self-government. Read the complete article at -- https://blog.oup.com/2016/11/bible-influenced-founding-fathers/#__prclt=x69Qgrq8