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John Witherspoon's American Revolution

Author: Gideon Mailer; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the connection between patriot discourse and long-standing debates - already central to the1707 Act of Union - about the relationship among piety, moral philosophy,and political unionism.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2016024829
(OCoLC)951190457
Named Person: John Witherspoon; John Witherspoon
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gideon Mailer; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
ISBN: 9781469628202 1469628201
OCLC Number: 965340550
Notes: "Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia."
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 425 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Enlightenment and religion between Scotland and America --
"A road to distinction very different from that of his more successful companions": Augustinian piety in Witherspoon's Scotland --
"Of local and temporary reformation, local and occasional depravation": Kirk divisions and American prospects at midcentury --
"The bulwark of the religion and liberty of America": Presbyterian revivalism and American higher education before Witherspoon --
"All the conclusions drawn from these principles must be vague": American moral philosophy after Witherspoon --
"When their fathers have fallen asleep": domestic culture, public virtue, and the power of language --
"Every one of them full of the old Cameronian resisting sentiments": piety, Anglo-Scottish union, and American independence --
"How far the magistrate ought to interfere in matters of religion": public faith and the ambiguity of political representation after 1776 --
"The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man": John Witherspoon, James Madison, and the American Zion": Presbyterian moral philosophy and educational conflict during the nineteenth century.
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