• Forged in Faith

  • How Faith Shaped the Birth of the Nation 1607-1776
  • By: Rod Gragg
  • Narrated by: Maurice England
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (41 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

It motivated America’s founding fathers, influenced national independence, and inspired our foundational documents. Wars raged over it. Men died for it. All for faith. And out of the smoke and grit, a nation was born.

From the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to the passage of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, Forged in Faith traces the epic colonization of America, the instrumental impact of the Great Awakening revival, and reveals the foundational faith that inspired American independence. With a compelling mix of dramatized story and action-driven narrative, award-winning historian Rod Gragg chronicles the pivotal and often-overlooked influence of Biblical faith on the making of America.

Insightful and historically accurate, Forged in Faith recounts how faith motivated Pilgrims, Puritans, Presbyterians, Baptists, Quakers, Catholics, and Anglicans alike in a unique and fascinating history of early America and the faith that forged a nation.

©2010 Rod Gragg (P)2010 Oasis Audio

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great read.

very well writin. should be read by all patriots and students. should be required for anyone wanting to run for office.

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Incredible must read.

A true story about faith and liberty. The people that founded this great country put their trust in God and united under His principles. Every American should read this to understand what it took and what it means to be free.

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the info your history classes left out

well done story and information that revives the soul of true patriotism. the author clearly demonstrates the God mindset that many establishing fathers of our country had and ultimately influenced the declaration of independence and the United states constitution.... let's say John Locke also greatly influenced the era and how we got to here.

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A lot squeezed into this book!

Would you listen to Forged in Faith again? Why?

Yes...there was a lot squeezed into this book, and it was incredible to walk through the history of various religions and how they affected one another throughout the forging of America.

What did you like best about this story?

The narrator was very good. He kept me involved in the story.

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Completely skipped over the Salem witch hunts

Would you consider the audio edition of Forged in Faith to be better than the print version?

Haven't read the print version

What about Maurice England’s performance did you like?

His voice was soothing and sounded like he was meant to read the book.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No.