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Old 18 July 2008, 05:32 PM
Grand Illusion
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Originally Posted by James G View Post
In the above article, Obama is quoted as saying, "Whatever we once were, we're no longer just a Christian nation..." That statement in itself is not an evaluation of whether religious pluralism should exist; it just acknowledges that it exists. America was once a nation dominated by Christian thought because Europe itself was predominantly Christian. That is a historical fact. It is also factual that in recent decades, there has been a huge influx of immigrants in the Americas and Europe who practice religions other than Christianity.
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