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Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers / Daniel L. Dreisbach.

Author/Creator:
Dreisbach, Daniel L., author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Subjects:
Bible and politics -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Founding Fathers of the United States -- Religious life.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Dreisbach shows that the Bible was the most frequently referenced book in the political discourse of the American founders. Drawing on some of the most familiar rhetoric of the founding era, 'Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers' examines the founders' diverse uses of the Bible and how scripture informed their political culture.
Notes:
Previously issued in print: 2017.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-062428-0
0-19-998794-7
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