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The Resource Faith and the founders of the American republic, edited by Daniel L. Dreisbach and Mark David Hall

Faith and the founders of the American republic, edited by Daniel L. Dreisbach and Mark David Hall

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Faith and the founders of the American republic
Title
Faith and the founders of the American republic
Statement of responsibility
edited by Daniel L. Dreisbach and Mark David Hall
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The role of religion in the founding of America has long been a hotly debated question. Some historians have regarded the views of a few famous founders, such as Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Thomas Paine, as evidence that the founders were deists who advocated the strict separation of church and state. Popular Christian polemicists, on the other hand, have attempted to show that virtually all of the founders were pious Christians in favor of public support for religion. As the essays in this volume demonstrate, a diverse array of religious traditions informed the political culture of the American founding. Faith and the Founders of the American Republic includes studies both of minority faiths, such as Islam and Judaism, and of major traditions like Calvinism. It also includes nuanced analysis of specific founders -- Quaker fellow-traveler John Dickinson, prominent Baptists Isaac Backus and John Leland, and theistic rationalist Gouverneur Morris, among others -- with attention to their personal histories, faiths, constitutional philosophies, and views on the relationship between religion and the state. This volume will be a crucial resource for anyone interested in the place of faith in the founding of the American constitutional republic, from political, religious, historical, and legal perspectives
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2525
LC item number
.F325 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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1966-
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  • Dreisbach, Daniel L
  • Hall, Mark David
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  • Religion and politics
  • United States
  • Religion and state
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
Label
Faith and the founders of the American republic, edited by Daniel L. Dreisbach and Mark David Hall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Religion and the Loyalists
  • Robert M. Calhoon, Ruma Chopra
  • The antifederalists and religion
  • Donald L. Drakeman
  • The Bible and the political culture of the American founding
  • Daniel L. Dreisbach
  • Religion, race, and the founders
  • Jonathan D. Sassi
  • Gouverneur Morris and theistic rationalism in the founding era
  • Gregg Frazer
  • Deism and the founders
  • John Hancock: Congregationalist revolutionary
  • Gary Scott Smith
  • Elias Boudenot, Presbyterians, and the quest for a "righteous republic"
  • Jonathan Den Hartog
  • The Quaker contributions of John Dickinson to the creation of the American republic
  • Jane E. Calvert
  • Isaac Backus and John Leland : Baptist contributions to religious liberty in the founding era
  • Joe L. Coker
  • Darren Staloff
  • Vindiciae, contra tyrannos : the influence of the Reformed tradition in the American founding
  • Mark David Hall
  • Jews, Judaism and the American founding
  • David G. Dalin
  • The founders and Islam
  • Thomas S. Kidd
Control code
ocn858660122
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 366 pages
Isbn
9780199843350
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013028786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023903135
System control number
(OCoLC)858660122
Label
Faith and the founders of the American republic, edited by Daniel L. Dreisbach and Mark David Hall
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Religion and the Loyalists
  • Robert M. Calhoon, Ruma Chopra
  • The antifederalists and religion
  • Donald L. Drakeman
  • The Bible and the political culture of the American founding
  • Daniel L. Dreisbach
  • Religion, race, and the founders
  • Jonathan D. Sassi
  • Gouverneur Morris and theistic rationalism in the founding era
  • Gregg Frazer
  • Deism and the founders
  • John Hancock: Congregationalist revolutionary
  • Gary Scott Smith
  • Elias Boudenot, Presbyterians, and the quest for a "righteous republic"
  • Jonathan Den Hartog
  • The Quaker contributions of John Dickinson to the creation of the American republic
  • Jane E. Calvert
  • Isaac Backus and John Leland : Baptist contributions to religious liberty in the founding era
  • Joe L. Coker
  • Darren Staloff
  • Vindiciae, contra tyrannos : the influence of the Reformed tradition in the American founding
  • Mark David Hall
  • Jews, Judaism and the American founding
  • David G. Dalin
  • The founders and Islam
  • Thomas S. Kidd
Control code
ocn858660122
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 366 pages
Isbn
9780199843350
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013028786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023903135
System control number
(OCoLC)858660122

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