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The founding fathers and the debate over religion in revolutionary America : a history in documents

Author: Matthew L Harris; Thomas S Kidd
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Whether America was founded as a Christian nation or as a secular republic is one of the most fiercely debated questions in American history. Historians Matthew Harris and Thomas Kidd offer an examination of the essential documents needed to understand this debate.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Sources
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Founding fathers and the debate over religion in revolutionary America.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011007137
(OCoLC)704907775
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew L Harris; Thomas S Kidd
ISBN: 9780199909421 0199909423
OCLC Number: 768248745
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 196 pages)
Contents: Introduction : the founding fathers and religion --
Religion and the Continental Congress --
Religion and state governments --
Constitution and ratification --
Religion and the federal government --
Disestablishment and the separation of church and state --
The founding fathers' own views on religion.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew L. Harris and Thomas S. Kidd.

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Whether America was founded as a Christian nation or as a secular republic is one of the most fiercely debated questions in American history. Historians Matthew Harris and Thomas Kidd offer an examination of the essential documents needed to understand this debate.

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This brief treatment illustrates complexities with which the US and its leaders continue to struggle. * CHOICE * Harris and Kidd have crafted a work that is at once readable and informative. Indeed, Read more...

 
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