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The founders on religion a book of quotations

James H Hutson

c2005

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  • Title:
    The founders on religion a book of quotations
  • Author: James H Hutson
  • Description: Addiction -- Afterlife -- Age -- America -- American Revolution -- Animals -- Atheism -- Bible : value of -- Bible : accuracy of the text -- Bible : exegesis of -- Bible : Old Testament -- Bible : revision of -- Calvinism -- Catholicism -- Catholicism : Jesuits -- Chaplains -- Children -- Christianity -- Christianity : Christian nation -- Church and state -- Clergy -- Communion -- Conscience : see liberty of conscience -- Consolation -- Constitution of the United States -- Creeds -- Crime and punishment -- Death -- Deism -- Divorce -- Ecumenicism -- Education -- Episcopalians -- Faith -- Fast and Thanksgiving days -- God -- Grief -- Hell -- Indians : see Native Americans -- Islam -- Jesus -- Jews -- Laws -- Liberty of conscience -- Marriage -- Millennium -- Miracles -- Missionary and Bible societies -- Morality -- Native Americans -- New England -- Oaths -- Patriotism -- Paul, the apostle -- Persecution -- Plato -- The poor -- Prayer -- Presbyterians -- Proclamations : see fast and Thanksgiving days -- Profanity -- Prophecy -- Providence -- Quakers -- Reason -- Religion, freedom of : see liberty of conscience -- Religion : propensity of humans for -- Religion : social utility of -- Republicanism -- Rights -- Sabbath -- Sin -- Slavery -- Trinity -- Unitarianism -- Universalism -- Virgin Mary -- War -- Women.
    What did the founders of America think about religion? Until now, there has been no reliable and impartial compendium of the founders' own remarks on religious matters that clearly answers the question. This book fills that gap. A lively collection of quotations on everything from the relationship between church and state to the status of women, it is the most comprehensive and trustworthy resource available on this timely topic. The book calls to the witness stand all the usual suspects--George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams--as well as
  • Publication Date: c2005
  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (276 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-15920-8;ISBN 9786612159206;ISBN 1-4008-2670-5
  • Subjects: Religion -- Quotations, maxims, etc; Statesmen -- United States -- Quotations; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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