The founders on God and government (Book, 2004) []
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The founders on God and government

The founders on God and government

Author: Daniel L Dreisbach
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In The Founders on God and Government Daniel Dreisbach, Mark Hall, and Jeffry Morrison bring together noted scholars to explore the role religion played in the political thoughts and deeds of nine  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Church history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel L Dreisbach
ISBN: 0742522792 9780742522794 0742522784 9780742522787
OCLC Number: 265658138
Description: XX, 314 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1 Foreword: Religious Liberty Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Religion and The Common Good: George Washington on Church and State Chapter 4 One Public Religion, Many Private Religions: John Adams and the 1780 Massachusetts Constitution Chapter 5 The Religious Rhetoric of Thomas Jefferson Chapter 6 Religion and Politics in the Thought of James Madison Chapter 7 John Witherspoon's Revolutionary Religion Chapter 8 Benjamin Franklin and the Role of Religion in Governing Democracy Chapter 9 James Wilson: Presbyterian, Anglican, Thomist, or Deist? Does it Matter? Chapter 10 George Mason's Pursuit of Religious Liberty in Revolutionary Virginia Chapter 11 Catholic Politics and Religious Liberty in America: The Carrolls of Maryland Chapter 12 Afterword: Revolutionary-Era Americans: Were They Enlightened or Protestant? Does it Matter? Part 13 Bibliography
Responsibility: ed. by Daniel L. Dreisbach ...
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