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The Founders on God and Government.

Author: Daniel L Dreisbach; Mark D Hall; Jeffry H Morrison
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004.
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In The Founders on God and Government, Daniel L. Dreisbach, Mark David Hall, and Jeffry H. Morrison bring together noted scholars to explore the role religion played in the political thoughts and deeds of nine founding fathers. The result is a seminal work that deepens our understanding of the relationship between faith and politics at America's founding.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dreisbach, Daniel L.
Founders on God and Government.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel L Dreisbach; Mark D Hall; Jeffry H Morrison
ISBN: 9780742580466 0742580466
OCLC Number: 858230202
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword: Religious Liberty Michael Novak; Preface; 1 Religion and the Common Good: George Washington on Church and State Vincent Phillip Muñoz; 2 One Public Religion, Many Private Religions: John Adams and the 1780 Massachusetts Constitution John Witte Jr.; 3 The Religious Rhetoric of Thomas Jefferson Thomas E. Buckley, S.J.; 4 Religion and Politics in the Thought of James Madison Garrett Ward Sheldon; 5 John Witherspoon's Revolutionary Religion Jeffry H. Morrison. 6 Benjamin Franklin and the Role of Religion in Governing Democracy Howard L. Lubert7 james Wilson: Presbyterian, Anglican, Thomist, or Deist? Does It Matter? Mark D. Hall; 8 George Mason's Pursuit of Religious Liberty in Revolutionary Virginia Daniel L. Dreisbach; 9 Catholic Politics and Religious Liberty in America: The Carrolls of Maryland James R. Stoner; Afterword: Revolutionary-Era Americans: Were They Enlightened or Protestant? Does It Matter? Barry Alan Shain; Bibliography; Index; About the Contributors.
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