Garry Wills “Head and Heart”
October 14th, 2007
There is a common assumption that underlies almost any discussion of faith in America, and that is the notion that the founding fathers sought to establish a Christian nation, and that we have strayed steadily further from their vision.
The new book by historian Garry Wills reveals, however, that the founding fathers were, for the most part, not practicing Christians as we might think of that term today. But that, he writes, turned out to be the greatest blessing religion in America could ever have. Wills’ book is called “Head and Heart.”
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