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Nature's God : the heretical origins of the American republic / Matthew Stewart.

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

Derided as "infidels" and "athiests" in their own time, the radicals who founded America set their sights on a revolution of the mind. They wanted to liberate the young counrty not just from one king, but also from the tyranny of super natural religion.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 210.097303 .S851n (Text) 37814002971829 NON-FICTION Book None 03/17/2016 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 277.3 S84 (Text) 35178001485914 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 12/20/2014 Available -
Stanfield Public Library 277.3 STE (Text) 37875000115099 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/18/2019 Available -
Treasure Valley Community College Library 277.307 St497n (Text) 32220001026836 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/21/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393064544
  • Physical Description: 566 pages; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The dirty little screw of the American Revolution -- Pathologies of freedom -- Epicurus's dangerous idea -- On the genealogy of nature's god -- Self--evident truths -- The pursuit of happiness -- The empire of reason -- The religion of freedom.
Summary, etc.:
Derided as "infidels" and "athiests" in their own time, the radicals who founded America set their sights on a revolution of the mind. They wanted to liberate the young counrty not just from one king, but also from the tyranny of super natural religion.
Subject: Founding Fathers of the United States > Views on religion.
Religion and state > United States > History > 18th century.
Natural theology > Early works to 1800
United States > Religion > To 1800
Church and state > United States

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