Question: In the essay “The Impact of the Protestant Reformation,” there is much discussion of the individual now being able to study Scripture for himself or herself. This not only affected their view of the church but also the state. How has this influenced how we in America today view freedom, government, and rights? Discuss how specific ideas of the Reformation can be traced to America’s specific founding documents and laws regarding our views of freedom, government, and rights. (275-350 words)
This quote from John Adams gives us a great view of our Constitution and it’s foundation. “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious People. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other “.