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Philadelphia - the birthplace of the United States of America - was also the place where men and women with an unmistakable and strong Judeo-Christian witness and worldview providentially gathered to forge the greatest nation of civil and religious liberty the world has ever known. A palpable element they employed in virtually every deliberation and decision to form this country was the Bible. Join former Philadelphia Mayor Dr. Wilson Goode and acclaimed historian, author, and scholar Dr. Peter Lillback as they lead us through Philadelphia and our nation's founding history, and discover along with them how God and the Bible are an intrinsic and undeniable part of our nation's fabric. Never before has the true story of America's founding city been captured in so vivid and informative a documentary.
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Peter A. Lillback, Ph.D. In addition to being the president of The Providence Forum, Dr. Lillback is President of Westminster Theological Seminary, where he serves as Professor of Historical Theology. Dr. Lillback received a Ph.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a B.A. from Cedarville University in Ohio. He is the author of the bestselling "George Washington's Sacred Fire" (Providence Forum Press), "Wall of Misconception - Does the Separation of Church and State Mean the Separation of God and Government?" (Providence Forum Press), and "Lessons on Liberty - A Primer for Young Patriots" (Providence Forum Press), as well as "The Binding of God: Calvin's Role in the Development of Covenant Theology" (Baker), "Freedom's Holy Light - With a Firm Reliance on Divine Providence" (Providence Forum Press), and "Proclaim Liberty: A Broken Bell Rings Freedom to the World" (Providence Forum Press).About the Director:
W. Wilson Goode, D.Min. Dr. Goode is director and organizer of the nationally acclaimed Amachi Program, a national faith-based mentoring model for children of incarcerated parents. He is an ordained Baptist Minister with over 50 years service at the First Baptist Church of Paschall located in southwest Philadelphia. He was the first African American member and later chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. He again broke racial barriers with his appointment as Managing Director for the City of Philadelphia. He would follow that as the City s first African American Mayor for two terms. He subsequently spent 7 years as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education under the Clinton Administration. He has earned degrees from Morgan State University (BA), the University of Pennsylvania (MA), Eastern Baptist [now Palmer] Theological Seminary (D. Min.), and fourteen honorary doctorates.
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Book Description Thomas Nelson Inc, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. dvd edition. 7.10x5.42x0.58 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 0978605241