Issue 646 – Faith and Prayer History

Suppose a nation in some distant region should take the Bible for their only lawbook, and every member should regulate his conduct by the precepts there exhibited! Every member would be obliged in conscience to temperance, frugality, and industry; to justice, kindness, and charity toward his fellow men; and to piety, love, and reverence toward Almighty God… What a Eutopia, what a Paradise would this region be.“

–  John Adams, diary entry, February 22, 1756

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