What is relevant about the members of that 1781 Congress who attended that church service, however, is that many of them were the very same men who, in 1778, wrote the oath signed by the officers of the Revolutionary Army -- an oath that not only didn't include the words "So help me God," but also left a blank space for each officer to fill in for themselves whether they were choosing to "swear" or "affirm."
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Rodda: "In the Interest of Historical Accuracy and Honesty, I Must Correct Myself"
Chris Rodda writing at the Huffington Post. A taste: