These are always fun conversations to have, because we have to weigh the founding, or intent, against the words and modern interpretations.
For the record: I believe there are elements of religion that have contributed positively to society. I also think religion is responsible for just about every state-sponsored death, ever. I am an atheist.
I had a Navy buddy that was part of “The Word.” This sect literally believed that every word in the bible was hand-carved by God. It’s not worth arguing with them, except for the amusement factor. He has mostly recovered, btw.