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Devout Christian Founder: Elias Boudinot

Our country was founded by Christians. One outstanding example was Elias Boudinot. Learn more about him below.

Elias Boudinot (1740-1821) was a lawyer, colonel in the Continental Army (1777-1778), president of the Continental Congress (1782), elected to Congress (after adoption of the Constitution) from New Jersey (1789-1795), and Director of the US Mint (1795-1805). Boudinot also served as the first president of the American Bible Society (1816) and wrote a scathing rebuttal of Thomas Paine’s The Age of Reason. 1

The American Bible Society was established in 1816 and exists to [...]

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Devout Christian Founder Dr. Benjamin Rush

Our country was founded by Christians. One of the most prominent was Dr. Benjamin Rush. Learn more about him below.

Benjamin Rush (1745-1813) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1776), delegate to the Continental Congress (1776-77), and a state delegate to ratify the Federal Constitution (1787). Rush was a leading founder of the United States. He was a very learned man and devout Christian.

Consider the many other accomplishments of Benjamin Rush:

Graduated from Princeton College (1769) Studied medicine and received his M.D. from University of [...]

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