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The Pulpit and the War for Independence

Men do not fight against overwhelming odds for money (greed will only take you so far). Anger and frustration melt away when the foe is seen as virtually indomitable. Even fame and power have their limits when it comes to their power to motivate men to do what to all the world seems impossible. This being the case, what was it that motivated the patriots of the 18th century to take on the most powerful military force in the world of that day? This is a question that has not been asked frequently enough. If you have the opportunity to ask one of our modern secular experts, you normally get a blank stare.