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Sworn on the altar of God : a religious biography of Thomas Jefferson

Author: Edwin S Gaustad
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, [1996]
Series: Library of religious biography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography treats the religious significance of Thomas Jefferson, first by examining Jefferson's steady dedication to the cause of religious liberty, and second, by exploring Jefferson's private effort to reform the nature of religion. --From publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gaustad, Edwin S. (Edwin Scott).
Sworn on the altar of God.
Grand Rapids, Mich : W.B. Eerdmans Pub., ©1996
(OCoLC)604396204
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin S Gaustad
ISBN: 0802801560 9780802801562
OCLC Number: 33666069
Description: xiv, 246 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Mark A. Noll and Nathan O. Hatch --
The Anglican --
Student of the Enlightenment --
The revolutionary --
The statesman --
The religious reformer --
The educator --
The eternal vigil --
A religion for the people.
Series Title: Library of religious biography.
Responsibility: Edwin S. Gaustad.

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