Should We Be Proud of Biblical Literacy…or Ashamed of Biblical Illiteracy?

With regard to the history contained in the Bible…”it is not so much praiseworthy to be acquainted with as it is shameful to be ignorant of it.” (from Letters of John Quincy Adams to His Son on the Bible and Its Teachings)
John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), sixth president of the United States

Source:  U-Turn: Restoring America to the Strength of its Roots by David Barton and George Barna, Frontline, 2014, page 47.

For an extensive list of quotes like this from American leaders, see Historic Quotes About the Bible.

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