The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism Is Un-American

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Andrew L. Seidel is a constitutional attorney, the Director of Strategic Response at the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and as of May 2019 he is now an author.

His first book "The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism Is Un-American" ( hit shelves in May. Renowned constitutional scholar Erwin Chemerinsky has described it as "a beautifully written book" that "explodes a frequently expressed myth: that the United States was created as a Christian nation." Publisher's Weekly wrote that Andrew "provides a fervent takedown of Christian Nationalism in his furious debut. ... his well-conceived arguments will spark conversations for those willing to listen." Susan Jacoby, author of "Freethinkers; The Age of American Unreason"; and "The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought" wrote the foreword and Dan Barker, FFRF co-President penned a preface.

When not fighting for the First Amendment, Andrew writes for ThinkProgress, Religion Dispatches, Religion News Service, Rewire News and elsewhere. Andrew joined FFRF as a constitutional consultant on Halloween, 2011 and served as the FFRF staff attorney assigned to Florida for several years.