Washington, Franklin, and Deism

These are powerful documents of American history: http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/benfranklin.htm (Franklin during constitutional convention) http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/05-04-02-0091 (New president Washington’s proclamation of prayer and thanksgiving… Following the ratification of the constitution) My Commentary: Read the speech and proclamation above. What strikes me about these documents is that Washington and Franklin are universally considered Deists according to most of the […]