What are the Laws of Nature and of Natures God?
Conclusion Appendix: The Declaration of Independence Notes Index Blasphemy is divided into three lengthy chapters. It opens with an introduction that offers a brief discussion on the often debated topic of whether or not the United States is a Christian Nation. The book then gets into the heat of its discussion with a chapter about God as He relates to the Declaration of Independence. It is true, of course, that the Declaration of Independence says Americas are “Endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights..”, but the opening section of the full Declaration of Independence makes mention of the “Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God”. Given that Thomas Jefferson authored the Declaration of Independence and considering his quotes against Biblical fundamentalism and Christianity in general, Dershowitz argues that the God of the Declaration of Independence is not the same as the God of today’s Christian Right. In Chapter 2, the book discusses the attempts by the Religious Right to