Known as the “Penman of the Revolution” because of his twelve letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, Dickinson was very involved with the revolution and the establishment of a new nation.
This statesman was firmly rooted in the Christian faith and played an integral role in the founding and early history of our nation.
Although initially opposed to amendments, he supported the idea of freedom of religion where the government does not favor one denomination over another. He wasn’t afraid of the church influencing government, but rather government establishing a national religion.
On these two quotes alone we can safely surmise that Madison was a Christian not a Deist. But there is more.