Reference Books
Further Reading Material
on Religious Freedom and the Culture War

This web site uses material from the following books & videos.  If you find the subject of First Amendment Freedoms interesting then, we encourage you to do further reading in this area.

 Original Intend











David Barton's book "Original Intent" explores the Founding Fathers  original intentions for the First Amendment, Free Speech, Religious Freedom and a number of related topics.  This book has hundreds of quotes from the Founding Fathers revealing their beliefs on the role of Religion in Public affairs, the proper role of the courts, the intended limited scope of federal powers, along with States' rights.  This book is well foot noted to original quotes and source material. 

This book is available in printed version and on CD ROM from Wall Builders, phone 817-441-6044 or on-line at www.wallbuilders.com.
 Let Us Pray "William Murray has been on both sides of the school prayer issue.  His family removed prayer from our schools nearly fifty years ago.  He has seen the resulting damage to our society and to his own life.  This has put him in a unique position of producing a definitive work on this issue as we prepare to put it before the American people."   Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich  

Title- Let Us Pray, A Plea for Prayer in Our Schools  :Author- William J. Murray  :Published 1995  :Publisher- William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 

 Who's Looking Out for You

Bill O'Reilly takes a look at the cultural and political landscape in America today.  What group has your interest at heart; the President, the Federal Government, the Catholic Church, Corporations, celebrities, the Justice System, the ACLU or your friends and family?  This New York Times #1 best seller is a good book to read to understand some of what is happening in our society today.    

Title- Who's Looking Out for You?  :Author - Bill O'Reilly
Published 2003 :Publisher- Broadway Books, New York, NY 

Cuture Warrior

The New York Time's best seller (fall 2006) tells the story of the people and issues in the Culture War.  Bill describes 2 groups in this war; first the Traditionalist who are the majority of the people that adhere to Judeo-Christian values.  The minority are the Secular Progressives (SP) that want to reshape America into a social state similar to many European countries. The SP's while in the minority have control of the media and our educational systems thus giving them great power to sway public opinion.  Learn who the people are that want to change America into a secular society. 

Title- Culture Warrior  :Author - Bill O'Reilly
Published 2006 : Publisher- Broadway Books, New York, NY

Who's Looking Out For You?

The ACLU has led the charge against Religious Freedom in America for the past 80 years.  They have been successful in eliminating School Prayer, School Bible reading, displays of the Ten Commandments, and Christmas displays.  They have attacked the Boy Scouts, the Pledge of Allegiance, the countries motto "In God We Trust".  This book explores this organization for what it is, filled with numerous quotes of ACLU leaders, press releases, ACLU office memo and e-mails.  Bill O'Reilly calls them the most dangerous organization in America. 

Title- The ACLU vs. America  :Authors - Alan Sears and Craig Osten
Published 2005  :Publisher- Broadman & Holman, Nashville, TN
The Supremacists
For a number of years the courts have exceeded their Constitutional authority grabbing power from Congress by making the laws from the bench.  This country is no longer ruled by elected officials, but in effect, we are now ruled by appointed men in black robes that are accountable to no one.  They feel they know what is best for society and that they alone can interpret the Constitution declaring  "The Laws of the Land".  Phyllis Schlafly exposes there elitist attitudes and  outlines what we must do to stop this abuse to save our freedoms.

Title- The Supremacists, the Tyranny of Judges and How to Stop It.  
Author: Phyllis Schlafly
Published 2004:  Publisher- Spence Publishing Co., Dallas, TX   www.spencepublishing.com 

Enough is Enough

Rick Scarborough lives in Pearland Texas which Life Magazine identified as the average American Town.  He ran into activist who where forcing their propaganda onto his children at the high school they attended.  He decided that this indoctrination of his children must stop and he organized the community to stop the school boards actions.  This is a very powerful book on what you can do in your own community.

Title- Enough is Enough  :Author- Rick Scarborough
Published 2004:  Publisher- 21st Century Press, Springfield, MO
Available the Coral Ridge bookstore at  www.coralridge.org  

The Marketing of Evil

This eye opening book is a must read for those wanting to understand how America got to be in the state it is today.  This well researched book explains in detail how radicals, elitists, and pseudo-experts have sold America corruption disguised as freedom.   Using Madison Avenue techniques the media and other groups have targeted our youth to sell them on Sin. Covers the start of the sexual revolution, marketing of gays, entertainment industry turning our youth against Christian values, the ACLU war on Christianity, legalizing death in the abortion industry, the decline of marriage with the feminist & gay movements, the movement to make reading the Bible "Hate Speech" and more.  Tells what we must do to restore America to her Judeo-Christian values.

Title- The Marketing of Evil  : Author- David Kupelian  
Published 2005:  Publisher- Cumberland House Publishing, Inc., Nashville, TN 
Available the Coral Ridge bookstore at  www.coralridge.org  

What if America were a Christian Nation Again?

In this book Dr. D. James Kennedy reviews what America was like at the beginning to what it has become today.   He covers God's over sight of the founding of America, the Pilgrim's faith, the Real Thomas Jefferson, today's cultural clash of values, Islam, Christianity & the media, the family, whose version of tolerance, One Nation Under God and more.  This book has a great vision of where we should be going to restore our values and culture, so that we can once again be the "City on the Hill" for the world to see.

Title- What if America were a Christian Nation Again?  :Authors D. James Kennedy with Jerry Newcombe  :Published 2003  :Publisher Thomas Nelson, Nashville, TN
This book is available through Coral Ridge Ministries  www.coralridge.org  

Wall of Misconception

Peter Lillback answers the question, "Does the Separation of Church and State mean the Separation of God and Government?"  In this well documented work Dr. Lillback traces the roll that Christian faith has played in forming the American free society.  The Ten Commandments are the foundation cornerstone of many of our laws.  Removing the ideas which gave birth to freedom and liberty will move American society toward a secular culture which becomes hostile toward Christians and then will become hostile to are basic freedoms.  

Title- Wall of Misconception  :Author Peter A Lillback  :Published 2007 :Publisher The Providence Form, West Conshohocken, PA 

Why You Can't Stay Silent

"One of the tragedies of our time has been the silence of many Christians, some of them in positions of national leadership, while the culture slides progressively into moral decay.  In this important book, Tom Minnery, explains convincing why they have been wrong, and the followers of Jesus Christ can, and must make their voices heard." 
James Dobson, Ph.D. Pres. of Focus on the Family

Title- Why You Can't Stay Silent, A Biblical Mandate to Shape Our Culture   Author- Tom Minnery

Published 2001  - Publisher Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, IL
So Help Me God
Former Chief Justice Roy Moore writes about the Ten Commandments display that he placed in the Alabama Supreme Court Building full filling a promise to the voters who elected him.  He goes into detail talking about the Judicial Tyranny which is poisoning Religious Freedom in this country, and the battles that must be won if we are to keep our Religious Freedom and Free Speech in this country.
Title- So Help Me God, The Ten Commandments, Judicial Tyranny and the Battle for Religious Freedom
Author - Roy Moore with John Perry
This book is available from Moral Law Organization at www.morallaw.org or by phone at 334-262-1245.


God Is the Issue
Brad Bright of Campus Crusade for Christ brilliantly describes how God is the central issue in the Cultural War, which is a war between Christians and none believers.  Brad peels away the superfical layers to reveal the core issue of God himself, and gives good advice on how to win the cultural debate by reframing the issues to include God. 
Title - God is the Issue, Recapturing the Cultural Initiative
Author - Brad Bright 
Publisher - New Life Publications, Peachtree City, GA 30269:  Pub. 2003 

New England Primer 1777


Read this reproduction of the 1777 New England Primer to see how children learned to read with the help of Bible Verses.  The Bible and learning about God were all part of every child's education when the Constitution and Bill of Rights were written.
This reproduction is available Wall Builders, phone 817-441-6044 or on-line at www.wallbuilders.com.

The Naked Communist
This book written in 1958, by W. Cleon Skousen outlines a Communist strategy to gradually over take America, by infiltrating our media, our schools, our political parties, and even our churches. This expose of the Communist Party USA is a distillation of more then 100 books and treatises, many straight from Communist authors. 
Title - The Naked Communist
Author -
W. Cleon Skousen
Publisher - Buccaneer Book, Cutchogue, NY: Published 1958

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