Washington's God: Religion, Liberty, and the Father of Our Country (Google eBook)

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Basic Books, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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In Washington’s God Michael Novak-one of America’s leading neoconservative pundits-and his daughter, Jana, uncover George Washington’s religious life. Finally the record is set straight on the most thoroughly misunderstood aspect of Washington’s life. The Novaks focus on Washington’s strong trust in divine Providence and see this belief as providing the unifying narrative to his monumental life.
  

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Review: Washington's God: Religion, Liberty, and the Father of Our Country

User Review  - Terri Holmgren - Goodreads

I loved the history in this book. Author certainly did his research and debunks much of the myth about Washington's religious beliefs. Have read many of Washington's biographies and this is near the top of the list of my favorites. Read full review

Review: Washington's God: Religion, Liberty, and the Father of Our Country

User Review  - Stephanie Blake - Goodreads

This father/daughter author team did an immense amount of research into the religious life of George Washington. I found this book extremely well written and full of facts I had never seen before ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Michael Novak, a former U.S. ambassador, has served under Democratic and Republican administrations. He is the author of Belief and Unbelief, The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism, and many other books. His essays and reviews have been published in the New York Times Magazine, National Review, and many others. He presently holds the George Frederick Jewett Chair in Religion, Philosophy, and Public Policy at the American Enterprise Institute. Mr. Novak lives with his family in Washington, D.C. Jana Novak is a writer and poet and is the co-author of Tell Me Why: A Father Answers His Daughter’s Questions About God. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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