The Faith of America's Presidents

Overview

 THE FAITH OF AMERICA'S PRESIDENTS

" THOROUGHLY RESEARCHED, SUPERBLY WRITTEN, THIS WILL CHALLENGE AND SURPRISE MANY VETERAN HISTORIANS."

- Dough Wead

(Author of New York Times bestsellers The Raising of a President and All The President's Children)


Though every president of the United Stated has ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (10) from $1.99   
  • New (5) from $1.99   
  • Used (5) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

 THE FAITH OF AMERICA'S PRESIDENTS

" THOROUGHLY RESEARCHED, SUPERBLY WRITTEN, THIS WILL CHALLENGE AND SURPRISE MANY VETERAN HISTORIANS."

- Dough Wead

(Author of New York Times bestsellers The Raising of a President and All The President's Children)


Though every president of the United Stated has thought of himself as a Christian, some have denied various doctrines of orthodox Christianity. Daniel Mount carefully examines each president's religious beliefs and compares those beliefs to the doctrines of biblical Christianity. He discusses their conversion experiences (when applicable), examines how their religious beliefs affected their presidencies, scrutinized their beliefs pertaining to God's role in American history, and looks into important historical controversies.

The Faith of America's Presidents contains both new and long-forgotten facts about, and statements made by many of our American Presidents. Recently discovered (or rediscovered) information leads to new or modified conclusions about the religious beliefs of Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, James Buchanan, and Richard Nixon.

The author uses original sources-letters and firsthand recollections-to offer one of the most comprehensive portrayals of the topic ever written.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899571089
  • Publisher: AMG Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/31/2007
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

DANIEL J. MOUNT began researching the faith of Americans Presidents during his years as a homeschooled student and then continued his research while earning his Bachelor's degree in American History and Political Science. While promoting the Faith of America's Presidents, he has appeared appeared on numerous national and local radio shows, including Janet Parshall’s "America," Moody Broadcasting Network’s "Prime Time America," Chuck Crismier’s "Viewpoint," Bob and Geri Boyd’s "Issues in Education," and Phyllis Schlafly’s "Eagle Forum Live." His articles have appeared in magazines as diverse as Singing News and Home School Digest. He lives in Avery's Creek, North Carolina.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

             **    C O N T E N T S

 

Preface                                               vii

Acknowledgements                             ix

Introduction                                         xi                        

1.  George Walker Bush                       1

2.  William Jefferson Clinton                 8

3.  George Herbert Walker Bush        14      

4.  Ronald Wilson Reagan                  22

5.  James Earl Carter                          38

6.   Gerald Ford                                   52

7.   Richard Milhous Nixon                  57

8.   Lyndon Baines Johnson                68

9.   John Fitzgerald Kennedy              74

10. Dwight  David Eisenhower            82

11.  Harry S. Truman                           91

12.  Franklin Delano Roosevelt         104

13.  Herbert Clark Hoover                 115

14.  Calvin Coolidge                          126

15.  Warren Gamaliel.B.W.Harding   135

16.  Woodrow Wilson                        139

17.  William Howard Taft                   156

18.  Theodore Roosevelt                  160

19.  William McKinley                        167

20.  Benjamin Harrison                     177

21.  Grover Cleveland                       186

22.   Chester Alan Arthur                  194

23.  James Abram Garfield               199

24.  Rutherford B.Hayes                   208

25.  Ulysses S.Grant                         230

26.  Andrew Johnson                        243

27.  Abraham Lincoln                        257

28.  James Buchanan                       281

29.  Franklin  Pierce                          297 

30.  Millard Fillmore                          303

31.  Zachary Taylor                           306

32.  James Knox Polk                       309

33.  John Tyler                                  317

34.  William Henry Harrison              321

35.  Martin Van Buren                       329

36.  Andrew Jackson                        333

37.  John Quincy Adams                  342

38.  James Monroe                           351

39.  James Madison                         353

40.  Thomas Jefferson                      361

41.  John Adams                               385

42.  George Washington                   404

 

Appendix A: Character                      431

Appendix B: Our Presidents Who Were Masons 437

Bibliographical Essay                        445

Bibliography                                      451

 

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)