The Faiths of Our Fathers: What America's Founders Really Believed by Alf J. Mapp Jr. - PDF and EPUB eBook

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Throughout our nation's history, the religious beliefs of America's founders have been contested and misunderstood....

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Exact title of the book
The Faiths of Our Fathers: What America's Founders Really Believed
Book author
Alf J. Mapp Jr.
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
184 pages
Language
English
Published
July 7th 2005 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
File size (in PDF)
736 kB
The Faiths of Our Fathers: What America's Founders Really Believed

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Throughout our nation's history, the religious beliefs of America's founders have been contested and misunderstood. Did our founders advocate Christianity or atheism? In The Faiths of Our Fathers, widely acclaimed historian Alf J.

Mapp, Jr. cuts through the historical uncertainty to accurately portray the religious beliefs of eleven of America's founding fathers, including John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. He discovers men with religious beliefs as diverse as their political opinions. These profiles shed light on not only the lives and times of the revolutionary generation but also the role of religion in public life throughout American history.