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Morrison, Jeffry H. 1961-

Overview
Works: 6 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 2,949 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BR520, 322.1097309033
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Most widely held works by Jeffry H Morrison
The political philosophy of George Washington by Jeffry H Morrison( Book )

14 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political life of Washington -- Classical republican political culture and philosophy -- British liberalism, revolution, union, and foreign affairs -- Protestant Christianity, providence, and the republic
The founders on God and government by Daniel L Dreisbach( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the public and personal attitudes toward religion of prominent early Americans. Discusses the prevalence of Judeo-Christian influence and Aristotelian reason. Explores the expressed beliefs of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Benjamin Franklin
John Witherspoon and the founding of the American republic by Jeffry H Morrison( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeffry H. Morrison offers readers the first comprehensive look at the political thought and career of John Witherspoon, a Scottish Presbyterian minister and one of America's most influential and overlooked founding fathers. Witherspoon was an active member of the Continental Congress, was the only clergyman to sign the Declaration of Independence, and ratified the federal Constitution. During his tenure as president of the College of New Jersey at Princeton, Witherspoon became a mentor to James Madison and influenced many leaders and thinkers of the founding period. He was uniquely positioned at the crossroads of politics, religion, and education during the crucial decades of the founding of the new republic. Morrison locates Witherspoon in the context of early American political thought and charts the various influences on his thinking. This impressive work of scholarship offers a broad treatment of Witherspoon's constitutionalism, including his contributions to the mediating institutions of religion and education, and to political institutions from the colonial through the early federal periods
The forgotten founders on religion and public life by Daniel L Dreisbach( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reagan manifesto : "A time for choosing" and its influence by Eric Patterson( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines how Ronald Reagan's electrifying 1964 televised speech, "A Time For Choosing," ignited the conservative movement within the GOP. Ronald Reagan's televised speech, or what many conservatives today simply call "The Speech," was a call for action, telling Americans that now was "A Time for Choosing." "The Speech" catapulted Reagan into national politics, the California governorship, and ultimately the presidency. The themes of the speech, including anti-Communism, strong national defense, and the need to protect the average American from taxes and bureaucracy, ignited the conservative movement in the GOP, resulting over time in the sidelining of the more liberal, establishment wing of the Republican Party. The contributors in this edited volume show how Ronald Reagan's "coming out" speech on the national stage helped set the political agenda for the next three decades."--Page [4] of cover
The political thought of John Witherspoon, 1768-1794 by Jeffry H Morrison( )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The political philosophy of George Washington
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The founders on God and governmentJohn Witherspoon and the founding of the American republicThe forgotten founders on religion and public life