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The religious beliefs of America"s founders

reason, revelation, and revolution

by Gregg L. Frazer

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Founding Fathers of the United States,
  • Religion,
  • Religion and politics,
  • Religious life,
  • Theism,
  • Church history,
  • Rationalism,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGregg L. Frazer
    SeriesAmerican political thought
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2525 .F74 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 299 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25252548M
    ISBN 100700618457
    ISBN 109780700618453
    LC Control Number2012005819

      James Madison's religious beliefs appeared to weaken as he grew older. Thomas Jefferson, on the other hand, seemed to warm to religion late in life. This compilation lays out the founders' positions on more than seventy topics, including the afterlife, the death of loved ones, divorce, the raising of children, the reliability of biblical texts 5/5(1).   He also shows that the Founders held genuinely religious beliefs that aligned with morality, republican government, natural rights, science, and progress. Frazer's careful explication helps readers better understand the case for revolutionary recruitment, the religious references in the Declaration of Independence, and the religious elements Author: Gregg L. Frazer.

    The heart of The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders is an examination of the religious views of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Gouverneur Morris, James Wilson, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and George Washington. These individuals were selected because “of their profound influence on the critical Founding documents Author: Mark David Hall.   The Founding Fathers, Religion, and God In his new book, God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution, Kidd explains religion's place in early American public life. "Religion Author: Mallie Jane Kim.

    North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan by: 5. America's Continuous Quest For Religious Freedom Steve Waldman’s latest book, “Sacred Liberty,” details America’s long and continuing struggle to .


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Frazer (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gregg L. Frazer Page. Find Cited by: 5. As Frazer says in his book The Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders, theistic rationalism was “a belief system for the educated elite.” Educated elite describes not only founders such as Jefferson, Adams, and Madison, but also many of the Revolutionary Era’s preachers and seminary professors.

This book is a great source of information on the religious beliefs (or non-beliefs) of not only the primary founders of American government, but also of the preachers and other figures who supported the Revolution/5.

Whatever their beliefs, the Founders came from similar religious backgrounds. Most were Protestants. The largest number were raised in the three largest Christian traditions of colonial America— Anglicanism (as in the cases of John Jay, George Washington, and Edward Rutledge), Presbyterianism (as in the cases of Richard Stockton and the Rev.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders: Reason, /5(38).

The Founders were religious men who believed that religion was a crucial support for free societies. Yet even though religious ideas played a significant role in The religious beliefs of Americas founders book Founding era, a profound misapprehension of those ideas pervades twenty-first-century America.

I highly recommend this book. 5 stars. Straight up. Contrary to popular opinion frequently promulgated by those on the Christian Right (such as David Barton) that the vast majority of America's Founders were Evangelical Christians as well as those on the liberal Left who claim that they were mostly secularists and Deists, Mr.

Frazer, utilizing extensive and /5(31). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders: Reason, Revelation, and Revolution by Gregg L.

Frazer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : University Press of Kansas. The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders by Gregg L. Frazer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(66). Book review of Gregg Frazer's The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders Gary Scott Smith has posted a review of Frazer's book over at The University Bookman: Founders' Faith: None of the Above.

Smith points out the strength of Frazier's approach to studying the faith of our nation's founding fathers -- he doesn't fall into the trap of trying.

In his new book, THE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS OF AMERICA’S FOUNDERS, Gregg L. Frazer seeks to disrupt this ideological discussion, and to offer a middle ground. Frazer argues that there existed, in the 18th century, an identifiable religious undercurrent worth recognizing less for its popularity, and more for its influence among the most educated.

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Conservatives and secularists have taken each position respectively, mustering evidence to insist just how tall the wall separating church and state. The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders. August pages. Look Inside. Series: American Political Thought Paperback - $ ISBN eBook version available from your favorite eBook retailer.

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They contend that not only did America have a Christian Founding, but virtually all of the Founders were devout, orthodox Christians who consciously drew from their religious convictions to answer. The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders Reason, Revelation, and Revolution Some readers may come away from this book with a new set of categories.

but all readers should benefit from a deepened understanding that the founders, however we label them, were not themselves limited in their thinking by the appellations we seek to bestow upon. Buy The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders: Reason, Revelation, Revolution (American Political Thought) by Gregg L.

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only do ebook promotions online and we does not distribute any free download of ebook on this site. Yet, as will be shown in this article, which indexes the religious viewpoints of five key founders--Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison--the religious convictions of our nation's creators were intricate and involved and, as we know from our nation's history, would lead to the birth of religious.

Influence of Christianity on America's Founders and debated whether America’s Founders were influenced by their religious beliefs. of Christianity on America's Founders. 3, Views. Professor Gregg Frazer’s new book, The Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders: Reason, Revelation and Revolution, centers in the settlement of an argument that is old and extremely contemporary, and that has to do with what exactly the founding generation of America believed, and, specifically, what they believed in terms of the.

Gregg Frazer (PhD, Claremont Graduate University) is professor of history and political studies at The Master’s College and the author of a new major book on The Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders: Reason, Revelation, Revolution (The University Press of Kansas, ).

Mark Noll writes that the thesis is “Sophisticated, well-documented, and forcefully argued.