Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Charles Thomson, Signer of Declaration of Independence, Bible Translator

You can read in many places on the web about our Founders' overall lack of any religious depth. But that ignores actual history. Consider Charles Thomson, Secretary of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1781. Thomson was also one of only two men who signed the actual hand-written draft of the Declaration (along with John Hancock).

This same Charles Thomson also worked for 19 years in order to publish the first English translation of the Greek text of the Old Testament of the Bible.

Read more about Thomson here:

Learn more about the religious background of other Founders here:

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