(RNS) Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" radically reinterpreted the Declaration of Independence.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a ...
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Some have argued that America is held together by a common creed or an American idea. But there is no such creed and no such idea. What we share is an informal canon of texts I refer to as "The American Bible," and a practice of arguing about them.
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