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President has scored a valuable defense of a key principle the Left has long tried to ignore or bend to its will
After centuries of its banning by Rome, the edict of Milan made Christianity legal in A.D. 323. Emperor Constantine not only deemed that Christianity was not a threat to the nation and culture, but two years later, he made it the official state religion.
Countless writers have speculated whether Constantine embraced Christianity out of sincere conversion, or of mere political opportunism.
A case can be made either way, and it’s doubtful we will know definitively in this life. Though he certainly couldn’t have known the ramifications of his decisions, Constantine’s support for Christianity would benefit the entire world and immeasurably change history. Continue reading…