The Religious Life of Thomas Jefferson
University Press of Virginia, 1984 - Počet stran: 246
In this new study we have a comprehensive account of Jefferson's religious thought, one that provides information about his beliefs and practices that will help remove any misconceptions about his religious life.
Jefferson has long been recognized as a creative thinker ahead of his time. As this book makes clear, he was deeply interested in religious questions that the passing years have made more important. Beyond such obvious issues as war and peace, social justice, and racism, he confronted religious and theological problems that have increasingly concerned later religious thinkers.
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The argument over matter and spirit was a favorite battleground during the eighteenth century between the champions of medieval mysticism and the Enlightenment supporters of the new science , similar to the later conflicts between ...
... to alter his belief in science and materialism , but there is evidence that he was influenced by Adams's arguments about spirit to find room for a belief in immortality among the wondrous attributes of certain modes of matter .
... Rights of man Marcion, 113 Massachusetts, 68 Materialism: Jesus on, 134, 151; Jefferson on, 56, 127, 141-42, 148- 52, 170-71, 175; see also Matter Mather, Cotton, 10 Matter, 148-52, 164; see also Materialism Maury, Rev.
Co říkají ostatní - Napsat recenzi
Jeffersons Religious Ideas
The Rights of Man
Mans Need for Religious Freedom
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