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Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers

Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers

Autore: Daniel L Dreisbach
Pubblicazione: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : IngleseVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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No book was more accessible or familiar to the American founders than the Bible, and no book was more frequently alluded to or quoted from in the political discourse of the age. How and for what purposes did the founding generation use the Bible? How did the Bible influence their political culture? Shedding new light on some of the most familiar rhetoric of the founding era, Daniel Dreisbach analyzes the founders'
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Genere/formato: History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Dreisbach, Daniel L.
Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016014059
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Libro, Risorsa Internet
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Daniel L Dreisbach
ISBN: 9780199987931 0199987939
Numero OCLC: 945549960
Descrizione: viii, 331 pages ; 25 cm
Contenuti: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1. Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers: An Introduction; PART I: The Bible and Culture; 2. The English Bible and American Public Culture; 3. The Bible in the Lives of the Founding Fathers; 4. The Bible in the Political Discourse of the American Founding; PART II: The Bible and Discourse; 5. What Does God Require of Us? Micah 6:8 in the Literature of the American Founding; The Bible in American History:Creating a Great Seal for the New Nation. 6. A Defense of Liberty against Tyrants:The Bible, the Right of Resistance, and the American Revolution The Bible in American History: Benjamin Franklin's Call for Prayer in the Constitutional Convention; 7. The Exalted Nation: Proverbs 14:34 and the Characteristics of a Righteous People; The Bible in American History: The First Prayer in Congress; 8. When the Righteous Rule:Proverbs 29:2 and the Character of a Godly Magistrate; The Bible in American History:Proclaim Liberty throughout All the Land. 9. Stand Fast in Liberty:The Use (and Misuse) of Biblical Symbols and Rhetoric of "Liberty" in the American Founding The Bible in American History:George Washington Takes the Presidential Oath of Office; 10. Under Our Own Vine and Fig Tree:Creating an American Metaphor for Liberty in the New Nation; Afterword; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index.
Responsabilità: Daniel L. Dreisbach.

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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  Per saperne di più…
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Dreisbach easily accomplishes the stated goal of his book, which is to illustrate that "the Bible was featured prominently in the political discourse of the American founding." No one could read it Per saperne di più…

 
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