H. J Eckenrode Quotes

Separation of church and state in Virginia, instead of weakening Christianity, as the conservatives of the Revolution had feared, really aided it in securing a power over men far greater than it had known in the past.

The union of church and state put the church under a political control… The church was thoroughly subordinated to the state.

The most popular argument in all these papers was the assertion … that Christianity had grown and prospered in spite of the opposition of the State.