Obama quoted from the Treaty of Tripoli in 1797, article 11, "the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian religion."
John Eidsmoe's book, Christianity and the Constitution tells us that some erroneously claim this shows
The treaty never reached the president’s desk till John Adams who was the actual signer. A new treaty made with
George Washington referred to Jesus Christ as “The divine author of our blessed religion."
"Every officer and man will endeavor so to live, and act, as becomes a Christian soldier defending the dearest rights and liberties of his country."
"Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society."