Rousas John Rushdoony (April 25, 1916 – February 8, 2001) was a Calvinist philosopher, historian, and theologian and is widely credited as the father of Christian Reconstructionism and an inspiration for the modern Christian homeschool movement. His followers and critics have argued that his thought exerts considerable influence on the Christian right.
Here is a link to an audio by RJ Rushdoony on America as a Christian Nation that I think is worth listening to and discussing.
If America used the Bible as the standard for laws nationally and within states, would this be good or bad for unbelievers? How did the Puritans handle this issue?Here are a few verses to consider summarizing toward that end.