Two Lessons You Can Learn from Benjamin Franklin’s (Complicated) Religion


Benjamin Franklin was a complicated man with complicated religious views. Franklin never became a Christian (as far as we know). But what can we learn from his confusing religious life?

In a recent talk at Southeastern Seminary, Dr. Thomas Kidd, author of Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father, spoke about Franklin’s life and faith. You can read an excerpt of his talk and watch the video of the lecture here.

In this brief piece, I want to highlight a couple of lessons I learned from Dr. Kidd’s lecture on Franklin’s life. …Read More.