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Founders on God and Government

ISBN-10: 0742522792

ISBN-13: 9780742522794

Edition: 2004

Authors: Daniel L. Dreisbach, Mark D. Hall, Jeffry H. Morrison, Thomas E. Buckley, Michael Novak

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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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Book details

List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/24/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Foreword: Religious Liberty
Preface
Religion and the Common Good: George Washington on Church and State
One Public Religion, Many Private Religions: John Adams and the 1780 Massachusetts Constitution
The Religious Rhetoric of Thomas Jefferson
Religion and Politics in the Thought of James Madison
John Witherspoon's Revolutionary Religion
Benjamin Franklin and the Role of Religion in Governing Democracy
James Wilson: Presbyterian, Anglican, Thomist, or Deist? Does It Matter?
George Mason's Pursuit of Religious Liberty in Revolutionary Virginia
Catholic Politics and Religious Liberty in America: The Carrolls of Maryland
Afterword: Revolutionary-Era Americans: Were They Enlightened or Protestant? Does It Matter?
Bibliography
Index
About the Contributors