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On Faith and Freedom

June 5, 2014|7:55 am

 In early May, I had the honor of delivering the commencement address at Hillsdale College in Michigan. National Review has described Hillsdale as a "citadel of American conservatism," though the college wasn't founded by conservatives in the modern American sense, but by Christians.

So I used the opportunity afforded me to speak about the link between faith and freedom.

I noted the "unprecedented threat" to religious freedom we currently face. The threat isn't only to religious believers and their institutions-it threatens all of our liberties. You cannot redefine religious freedom and compromise this liberty without calling the entire idea of self-government into question.

To understand why, it helps to remember that when the Founders prohibited the establishment of religion by the national government, they were not being anti-religion.

Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/freedom-requires-virtue-which-requires-faith-the-golden-triangle-of-freedom-120694/

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