A New Order of Religious Freedom
- `Sworn Upon the Altar of God'. Hong, Karen E. // Cobblestone;Jan2000, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p15
Provides information on the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom proposed by Thomas Jefferson in 1779.
- The power of prayer, denied. Carter, Stephen L. // Christian Science Monitor;2/7/96, Vol. 88 Issue 50, p19
Reports on Thomas Jefferson's definition of religious freedom. American citizens to pay damages for exercising the religious freedom act; Supreme Court's decision not to review the case of McKown versus Lundman; Death of Ian Lundman, after his mother and stepfather and a Christian scientists...
- PRIORITY MAIL. Boston, Rob // Church & State;Jan2002, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p11
Reports the continuing popularity of the letter of United States president Thomas Jefferson for the Danbury Baptist Association of Connecticut. Support of Jefferson on religious freedom; Opposition of Jefferson on imposing state-sponsored orthodoxy; Issues regarding religious liberty.
- In Search of Religious Freedom. Hong, Karen E. // Cobblestone;Sep2012, p14
The article focuses on U.S. President Thomas Jefferson's thoughts on religious freedom, the reasons why he was against a state-supported church in the U.S., and his drafting of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, which was passed in 1786.
- Commemorating Thomas Jefferson. Goetz, Sidney // Humanist;May/Jun93, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p26
Examines the issues on religious freedom. Thomas Jefferson's Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom; Separation of church and state; `Lee versus Weisman' case; Attempts to destroy Jefferson's `wall of separation'; Proliferation of Bible clubs in school campuses; Hallway evangelism; American...
- Did You Know? Burgan, Michael // Louisiana Purchase (0-7565-0210-1);2002, p25
The article presents some facts related to the U.S. Before he became President, Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia law that protected freedom of religion. In 1812, Louisiana was the first state admitted to the Union from the Louisiana Purchase. In 1912, New...
- Jefferson, Emerson, and Jesus. Fox, Richard Wightman // Raritan;Fall2002, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p62
Analyzes the association of religion with U.S. democracy. Belief of former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson on Jesus Christ; System of morals of Jefferson; Views of Emerson on Jesus Christ and religion.
- Mugging Jefferson. // Wilson Quarterly;Summer2004, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p87
Presents an excerpt from an article by Sean Wilentz, published in the March 29, 2004 issue of the periodical "The New Republic." Role of Thomas Jefferson in democracy in the U.S.; Reason behind society's attack on Jefferson's principles about democracy.
- Reinhold Niebuhr and Richard John Neuhaus on Religion and Democracy in the United States. Elshtain, Jean Bethke // Political Theology;Jun2013, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p375
Richard John Neuhaus, like Reinhold Niebuhr before him, understood the vital civic role that religion plays in democratic society. As pastors and public intellectuals, both men were committed to public or civil forms of religion that, at their best, could inform, inspire, or chasten American...