The founders on religion : a book of quotations / James H. Hutson, editor.

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 relations...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Hutson, James H., (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Founding generation members quoted in this volume
  • A note on the texts
  • The quotations
  • Addiction
  • Afterlife
  • Age
  • America
  • American Revolution
  • Animals
  • Atheism
  • Bible : value of
  • Bible : accuracy of the text
  • Bible : exegesis of
  • Bible : Old Testament
  • Bible : revision of
  • Calvinism
  • Catholicism
  • Catholicism : Jesuits
  • Chaplains
  • Children
  • Christianity
  • Christianity : Christian nation
  • Church and state
  • Clergy
  • Communion
  • Conscience : see liberty of conscience
  • Consolation
  • Constitution of the United States
  • Creeds
  • Crime and punishment
  • Death
  • Deism
  • Divorce
  • Ecumenicism
  • Education
  • Episcopalians
  • Faith
  • Fast and Thanksgiving days
  • God
  • Grief
  • Hell
  • Indians : see Native Americans
  • Islam
  • Jesus
  • Jews
  • Laws
  • Liberty of conscience
  • Marriage
  • Millennium
  • Miracles
  • Missionary and Bible societies
  • Morality
  • Native Americans
  • New England
  • Oaths
  • Patriotism
  • Paul, the apostle
  • Persecution
  • Plato
  • The poor
  • Prayer
  • Presbyterians
  • Proclamations : see fast and Thanksgiving days
  • Profanity
  • Prophecy
  • Providence
  • Quakers
  • Reason
  • Religion, freedom of : see liberty of conscience
  • Religion : propensity of humans for
  • Religion : social utility of
  • Republicanism
  • Rights
  • Sabbath
  • Sin
  • Slavery
  • Trinity
  • Unitarianism
  • Universalism
  • Virgin Mary
  • War
  • Women
  • Suggestions for further reading.