American freethinker: Elihu Palmer and the struggle for religious freedom in the new nation

"This book tells the story of Elihu Palmer's unusual path from his Calvinist upbringing in Connecticut, through his training as a minister, to his increasingly unconventional religious freethought-all in the context of a new nation brimming with ideas about how best to ensure its future&qu...

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Main Author: Fischer, Kirsten
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press [2021]
In:Year: 2021
Series/Journal:Early American studies
RelBib Classification:AB Philosophy of religion; criticism of religion; atheism
Further subjects:B Palmer, Elihu (1764-1806)
B Freethinkers (United States)
B Freedom Of Religion (United States) History 18th century
B Freedom Of Religion (United States) History 19th century
B Deism (United States)
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Summary:"This book tells the story of Elihu Palmer's unusual path from his Calvinist upbringing in Connecticut, through his training as a minister, to his increasingly unconventional religious freethought-all in the context of a new nation brimming with ideas about how best to ensure its future"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0812252713