The Faiths of Our Fathers: What America's Founders Really Believed / Edition 1

The Faiths of Our Fathers: What America's Founders Really Believed / Edition 1

by Alf J. Mapp Jr.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742531155

ISBN-13: 9780742531154

Pub. Date: 07/07/2005

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The religious attitudes of the "Founding Fathers" were as varied as their political opinions, declares the author. Writing for the lay reader, he attempts to reconstruct, through their writings, the beliefs of Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, James Madison, George Washington, Patrick Henry, Alexander Hamilton, John Marshall, George Mason, John Adams, Charles Carroll,

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The religious attitudes of the "Founding Fathers" were as varied as their political opinions, declares the author. Writing for the lay reader, he attempts to reconstruct, through their writings, the beliefs of Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, James Madison, George Washington, Patrick Henry, Alexander Hamilton, John Marshall, George Mason, John Adams, Charles Carroll, and Haym Salomon (these last two representing Catholics and Jews, respectively). A final chapter explores "What Most People Thought." Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR\

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742531154
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/07/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,175,741
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: In the Beginning Was Variety Chapter 2: Thomas Jefferson Chapter 3: Benjamin Franklin Chapter 4: James Madison Chapter 5: John Adams Chapter 6: George Washington Chapter 7: John Marshall Chapter 8: Patrick Henry Chapter 9: Alexander Hamilton Chapter 10: George Mason Chapter 11: Charles Carroll of Carrollton Chapter 12: Haym Saloman Chapter 13: What Most People Thought Appendix: Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom Bibliography

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