The Founders on Religion: A Book of Quotations
What did the founders of America think about religion? Until now, there has been no reliable and impartial compendium of the founders' own remarks on religious matters that clearly answers the question. This book fills that gap. A lively collection of quotations on everything from the relationship between church and state to the status of women, it is the most comprehensive and trustworthy resource available on this timely topic.
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The quote books have been compiled by pious citizens with conservative
religious views who are distressed by what they see as the pernicious
secularization of American life, caused in their view by an unremitting and
illegitimate campaign to ...
The Founders' views, diverse though they were, also illuminate the sentiments of
important religious denominations in the Founding period and, on some issues (
e.g., the power of providence), of all Americans of that generation. And, finally ...
John Adams (1735–1826). “The Atlas of Independence.” First American
ambassador to Great Britain (1785–1788); first vice president of the United States
(1789–1797); second president of the United States (1797–1801). A
Congregation- alist ...
I always considered the settlement of America with Reverence and Wonder, as
the Opening of a grand scene and ... John Adams, “Dissertation on the Canon
and Feudal Law” (draft), The American Union will last as long as God pleases.
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - PointedPundit - LibraryThing
James H. Hutson has done anyone who writes or speaks about religion a huge favor. By collecting our founding father’s thoughts on more than 70 religious topics, he has offered insight into the ... Leer comentario completo
The founders on religion: a book of quotationsCrítica de los usuarios - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this compendium, Hutson (chief, manuscript division, Library of Congress; Religion and the Founding of the American Republic ) offers quotes on religion not only from Benjamin Franklin, Thomas ... Leer comentario completo