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The Founding

Giving Thanks--Reading the Federalist (and C.S. Lewis)!

That appears to be George Washington's prayer in his Thanksgiving Proclamation "for the peaceable and rational manner in which we have been enabled to establish constitutions of government for our safety and happiness, and particularly the national one now lately instituted; for the civil and religious liberty with which we are blessed, and the means we have of acquiring and diffusing useful knowledge...."  That "rational manner" was led by the Federalist Papers.

We remember C.S. Lewis, who died 48 years ago today, November 22, 1963.  Not to be confused with a children's story writer of the same name.

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"President George Washington proclaimed Thursday the 26th of November 1789 a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to “the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be.”

Quick someone tell George Washington about the "separation of church and state" before he makes a fool of himself......

Are you kidding? This is exactly the same C.S. Lewis who wrote a series of children's books, as well as writing literary criticism, fantasy literature, and popular theology .

He died the same day as John Kennedy and people around the world didn't hear about it for weeks, because of the assassination.

exactly

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