Chaplains and Clergy of The Revolution: Chapter 11

Chapter 11: The Chaplains and Clergy of the Revolution

William Tennent regarding His Birth and Education. —Settled at Norwalk, Conn. —Removes to Charleston, S. C. —His Eloquence. —His Boldness and Zeal in the Cause of the Colonies. —Makes Patriotic Appeals on the Sabbath. —Is Elected Member of the Provincial Congress of South Carolinia. —Sent with Henry Drayton to Back Settlements to Baffle Tories. —Letters to Henry Laurens and Congress. —Again sent to Congress. —His Character.

An amazing young man who graduated College at 18 and began his ministry. A phenomenal Patriot Pastor who Preach in the pulpit and then spoke at the Court House. Died as a young man but was said to have the potential to become as John Witherspoon.

Fact Not Fiction:

This book is the Historical Fact that Christianity (see the link at the end) is the root of our American Heritage and a key factor in the inspiration of the Revolution. God governance is God’s governance and the Citizenry understood this. Those that were Chaplains and Clergy were not just religious mouth pieces. NO, They were warrior Patriots that spoke first the Word of God and then the musket or sword.

I am reading this book as if to my Grandchildren. I hope that parents and Grandparents would do the same. I hope and pray more that Pastors would be in these tumultuous times as the same that these Founding Clergy and Chaplains were.

Let us all learn and act according to the Blessing and examples they set for US in our Foundation.

Table of Contents

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