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A History of Pendleton County, West Virginia - Page 122
by Oren Frederic Morton - 1910 - 493 pages
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The Christian and American Law: Christianity's Impact on America's Founding ...

H. Wayne House - Law - 1998 - 301 pages
...freedom recited. The General Assembly, on January 16, 1786, passed an act in the following words: Whereas, Almighty God hath created the mind free; That all attempts to influence it by temporal punishment, or burthens, or by civil incapacitations, then only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness,...
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American Jewish History: The Colonial and Early National Periods ..., Volume 1

jeffrey s gurock - History - 1998 - 486 pages
...of his life.144 The "act for religious freedom" is worth quoting in full: Whereas, Almighty God has created the mind free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishment, or burthens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness,...
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Philosophy Practice: An Alternative to Counseling and Psychotherapy

Shlomit C. Schuster - Philosophy - 1999 - 207 pages
...manifested his supreme will that free it shall remain by making it altogether insusceptible of restrains; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments, or burthens, or by civil incapacitation, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy." In The Song of Songs, King Solomon's advice...
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The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson

William Howard Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 354 pages
...philosophes, was enough to send chills down the spine of any official of the old regime. It began: "Almighty God hath created the mind free, that all...punishments or burthens, or by civil incapacitations, tends only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness."42 After summarizing the "religious slavery"...
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Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment: Essential Rights and ...

John Witte - Law - 2000 - 379 pages
...and enacted in 1786, provided stronger Enlightenment language. The statute begins by celebrating that "Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishment, or burthens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness,...
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A Blessed Company: Parishes, Parsons, and Parishioners in Anglican Virginia ...

John Kendall Nelson - Religion - 2001 - 477 pages
...public support for religion was ended. In its language the statute was unforgiving and uncompromising: Whereas Almighty God hath created the mind free, that...it by temporal punishments or burthens, or by civil incapacitation tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, . . . that the impious presumptions...
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The Scarlet Thread of Scandal: Morality and the American Presidency

Charles W. Dunn - History - 2001 - 224 pages
...Scriptures for the use of schools ."The Virginia Statute of Religious Liberty (1786) proclaimed that "Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all...attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations . . . are a departure from the plan of the Holy Author of our...
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A Kingdom Not of this World: Stuart Robinson's Struggle to Distinguish the ...

Preston D. Graham, Stuart Robinson - History - 2002 - 296 pages
...the foundation of the American doctrine we present in full: AN ACT FOR ESTABLISHING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Whereas, Almighty God hath created the mind free;...attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incorporations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a...
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A History of Hope: When Americans Have Dared to Dream of a Better Future

James W. Fraser - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 347 pages
...manifested his supreme will that free it shall remain by making it altogether insusceptible of restraining; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments, or burthens, or by civll incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from...
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Tyranny Through Public Education

William F. Jr Cox - Education - 2004 - 618 pages
...men depend not on their own will, but follow involuntarily the evidence proposed to their minds; that almighty God hath created the mind free; that all...influence it by temporal punishments or burthens, or by ciyil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from...
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