Comment: Newspapers then and now

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Newspapers then and now

I now have over twenty two VOLUMES of Christian works by the founding fathers. Whole books on Christianity, sermons, articles, hymnals, a lot of them from signers of the Declaration of Independence.

I'll go back and repost some links from old threads on the subject if there is some demand.

It might be noted, fyi, that two of the founders, Benjamin Franklin, and Roger Sherman, were heavily involved in the newspaper publishing and almanac business of that day, and promoting religion. Franklin, like George Washington, collected sermons, and Benjamin Franklin helped George Whitefield by republishing Whitefield's sermons on the front page of his newspapers.

Quite a bit different from the media establishment of today.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.