aller au contenu
The faiths of the founding fathers Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

The faiths of the founding fathers

Auteur : David L Holmes
Éditeur : Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Édition/format :   Print book : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
It is not uncommon to hear Christians argue that America was founded as a Christian nation. But how true is this claim? In this compact book, David L. Holmes offers a clear, concise and illuminating look at the spiritual beliefs of our founding fathers. He begins with an informative account of the religious culture of the late colonial era, surveying the religious groups in each colony. In particular, he sheds light
Évaluation :

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire en ligne

Liens vers cet ouvrage

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Genre/forme : History
Personne nommée : James Madison; James Monroe, Politiker 1758-1831.; George Washington; John Adams; Benjamin Franklin; Thomas Jefferson
Type d’ouvrage : Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : David L Holmes
ISBN : 0195300920 9780195300925
Numéro OCLC : 62341497
Description : x, 225 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contenu : Religion in the American colonies in 1770 --
The Anglican tradition and the Virginia founding fathers --
The enlightenment religion of deism --
The founding fathers and deism --
The religious views of Benjamin Franklin --
The religious views of George Washington --
The religious views of John Adams --
The religious views of Thomas Jefferson --
The religious views of James Madison --
The religious views of James Monroe --
The wives and daughters of the founding fathers --
A layperson's guide to distinguishing a deist from an orthodox Christian --
Three orthodox Christians --
The past is a foreign country.
Responsabilité : David L. Holmes.
Plus d’informations :

Résumé :

Beginning with an account of the religious culture of the late colonial era, this book surveys the religious groups in each colony. It describes the various forms of Deism that flourished in America,  Lire la suite...

Critiques

Critiques éditoriales

Synopsis de l’éditeur

In this succinct, clear and myth-dispelling book, David Holmes traces the emergence and advance of Deism in the colonies from the early eighteenth century Jack Pole, Journal of Ecclesiastical History Lire la suite...

 
Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Tags

Soyez le premier.
Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62341497> # The faiths of the founding fathers
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "62341497" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Place/oxford> ; # Oxford
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Event/geschichte_1775_1800> ; # Geschichte 1775-1800.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Person/adams_john> ; # John Adams
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/50219264> ; # Benjamin Franklin
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/20476583> ; # Politiker 1758-1831. James Monroe
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/kerk_en_staat> ; # Kerk en staat
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BL2747> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/founding_fathers> ; # Founding Fathers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Event/to_1800> ; # To 1800
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> ; # Religion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/glaube> ; # Glaube
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/presidenten> ; # Presidenten
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Person/washington_george> ; # George Washington
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1132008> ; # Statesmen--Religious life
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/200.97309033/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/deismus> ; # Deismus
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/889874> ; # Deism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Place/usa> ; # USA.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/deisme> ; # Deïsme
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/religioses_leben> ; # Religiöses Leben
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/statesmen_religious_life_united_states_history_18th_century> ; # Statesmen--Religious life--United States--History--18th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/politiker> ; # Politiker
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Person/madison_james> ; # James Madison
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/deism_united_states> ; # Deism--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Person/jefferson_thomas> ; # Thomas Jefferson
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/42123054> ; # David Lynn Holmes
    schema:datePublished "2006" ;
    schema:description "It is not uncommon to hear Christians argue that America was founded as a Christian nation. But how true is this claim? In this compact book, David L. Holmes offers a clear, concise and illuminating look at the spiritual beliefs of our founding fathers. He begins with an informative account of the religious culture of the late colonial era, surveying the religious groups in each colony. In particular, he sheds light on the various forms of Deism that flourished in America, highlighting the profound influence this intellectual movement had on the founding generation. Holmes then examines the individual beliefs of a variety of men and women who loom large in our national history. He finds that some, like Martha Washington, Samuel Adams, John Jay, Patrick Henry, and Thomas Jefferson's daughters, held orthodox Christian views. But many of the most influential figures, including Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John and Abigail Adams, Jefferson, James and Dolley Madison, and James Monroe, were believers of a different stripe. Respectful of Christianity, they admired the ethics of Jesus, and believed that religion could play a beneficial role in society. But they tended to deny the divinity of Christ, and a few seem to have been agnostic about the very existence of God. Although the founding fathers were religious men, Holmes shows that it was a faith quite unlike the Christianity of today's evangelicals. Holmes concludes by examining the role of religion in the lives of the presidents since World War II and by reflecting on the evangelical resurgence that helped fuel the reelection of George W. Bush. An intriguing look at a neglected aspect of our history, the book will appeal to American history buffs as well as to anyone concerned about the role of religion in American culture."@en ;
    schema:description ""In this book, David L. Holmes offers a clear, concise, and illuminating look at the spiritual beliefs of our founding fathers. He begins with an informative account of the religious culture of the late colonial era, surveying the religious groups in each colony. In particular, he sheds light on the various forms of Deism that flourished in America, highlighting the profound influence this intellectual movement had on the founding generation. Holmes then examines the individual beliefs of a variety of men and women who loom large in our national history."--Jacket."@en ;
    schema:description "Religion in the American colonies in 1770 -- The Anglican tradition and the Virginia founding fathers -- The enlightenment religion of deism -- The founding fathers and deism -- The religious views of Benjamin Franklin -- The religious views of George Washington -- The religious views of John Adams -- The religious views of Thomas Jefferson -- The religious views of James Madison -- The religious views of James Monroe -- The wives and daughters of the founding fathers -- A layperson's guide to distinguishing a deist from an orthodox Christian -- Three orthodox Christians -- The past is a foreign country."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/155851396> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The faiths of the founding fathers"@en ;
    schema:productID "62341497" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/62341497#PublicationEvent/oxford_new_york_oxford_university_press_2006> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip063/2005033077.html> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=015729149&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10160529> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=84632> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195300925> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/62341497> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Event/geschichte_1775_1800> # Geschichte 1775-1800.
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Geschichte 1775-1800." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Person/adams_john> # John Adams
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Adams" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Adams" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Person/jefferson_thomas> # Thomas Jefferson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Jefferson" ;
    schema:givenName "Thomas" ;
    schema:name "Thomas Jefferson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Person/madison_james> # James Madison
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Madison" ;
    schema:givenName "James" ;
    schema:name "James Madison" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Person/washington_george> # George Washington
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Washington" ;
    schema:givenName "George" ;
    schema:name "George Washington" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/religioses_leben> # Religiöses Leben
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Religiöses Leben"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/155851396#Topic/statesmen_religious_life_united_states_history_18th_century> # Statesmen--Religious life--United States--History--18th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85127538> ;
    schema:name "Statesmen--Religious life--United States--History--18th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> # Religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1132008> # Statesmen--Religious life
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Statesmen--Religious life"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/889874> # Deism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Deism"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/20476583> # Politiker 1758-1831. James Monroe
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Monroe" ;
    schema:givenName "James" ;
    schema:name "Politiker 1758-1831. James Monroe" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/42123054> # David Lynn Holmes
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Holmes" ;
    schema:givenName "David Lynn" ;
    schema:givenName "David L." ;
    schema:name "David Lynn Holmes" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/50219264> # Benjamin Franklin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Franklin" ;
    schema:givenName "Benjamin" ;
    schema:name "Benjamin Franklin" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195300925>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0195300920" ;
    schema:isbn "9780195300925" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.