Sworn on the Altar of God: A Religious Biography of Thomas Jefferson
This acclaimed biography explores the religious life of Thomas Jefferson and the contribution his strident commitment to religious liberty made to the formation of the nation. Renowned historian Edwin Gaustad chronicles Jefferson's intellectual growth, paying particular attention both to Jefferson's private struggle to come to grips with his own faith and to his public role as champion of religious liberty. This volume is must reading for anyone interested in the religious life of one of America's most significant figures.
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
Amendment American Assembly Baptists believed Benjamin Rush Bible bill century Christian religion citizens civil Civil Religion clergy colony concerning conscience Constitution declared deism deist dissenters divine doctrines ecclesiastical England Enlightenment Establishing Religious Freedom evangelical faith favor Federalist France gion gospel governor hand heaven House of Burgesses human humankind James Madison Jeffer Jefferson Bible Jefferson found Jefferson told Jefferson wrote Jeffersonian Jesus John Adams John Leland Joseph Priestley later learning legislative legislature letter Massachusetts matter ment mind Monticello moral nation Nature never Northwest Ordinance noted numbers parish Philadelphia philosophical Plato political Presbyterian president Priestley priests principles Quakers Reason reform rejected reli religious liberty religious opinions Republican revealed Revolution sect sectarian sense Syllabus Thomas Jefferson Thomas Paine thought tion truth turned tyranny Unitarian Virginia vote Washington William and Mary words young