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The Founders on Religion:
A Book of Quotations
Edited and Introduced by James H. Hutson

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface ix
Founding Generation Members Quoted in This Volume xxi
A Note on the Texts xxv
The Quotations
Addiction 1
Afterlife 5
Age 12
America 15
American Revolution 17
Animals 19
Atheism 20
Bible: Value of 23
Bible: Accuracy of the Text 26
Bible: Exegesis of 31
Bible: Old Testament 33
Bible: Revision of 36
Calvinism 38
Catholicism 40
Catholicism: Jesuits 44
Chaplains 46
Children 48
Christianity 55
Christianity: Christian Nation 59
Church and State 60
Clergy 66
Communion 70
Conscience: see Liberty of Conscience 70
Consolation 70
Constitution of the United States 76
Creeds 79
Crime and Punishment 82
Death 84
Deism 86
Divorce 87
Ecumenicism 90
Education 94
Episcopalians 96
Faith 99
Fast and Thanksgiving Days 100
God 103
Grief 111
Hell 115
Indians: see Native Americans 116
Islam 116
Jesus 121
Jews 126
Law 132
Liberty of Conscience 134
Marriage 138
Millennium 140
Miracles 141
Missionary and Bible Societies 142
Morality 146
Native Americans 149
New England 154
Oaths 154
Patriotism 156
Paul, the Apostle 157
Persecution 158
Plato 161
The Poor 163
Prayer 163
Presbyterians 171
Proclamations: see Fast and Thanksgiving Days 172
Profanity 172
Prophecy 173
Providence 176
Quakers 183
Reason 186
Religion, Freedom of: see Liberty of Conscience 189
Religion: Propensity of Humans for 189
Religion: Social Utility of 190
Republicanism 194
Rights 196
Sabbath 198
Sin 200
Slavery 206
Trinity 215
Unitarianism 220
Universalism 221
Virgin Mary 223
War 224
Women 230
Suggestions for Further Reading 235

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