Thomas Jefferson, American Humanist

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University of Virginia Press, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 273 pages
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From the author of "Justification by Faith: Do the 16th-Century Condemnations Still Apply?" comes an excellent biography which covers the humanist aspects of the third president of the United States. Lightning Print On Demand Title
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Search for Knowledge
9
Books and Monuments
15
Youthful Studies
32
Mature Exploration
47
Experience versus Theory
71
Pursuit of the Concrete
87
The Dark Side of Humanity
106
Freedom of Thought
125
Forceful Imagination
143
Creative Architecture
156
The Art of Living
177
The Portico of Learning
189
Notes
211
Indices
261
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About the author (1985)

Lehmann, formerly Professor of Dogmatic Theology and Ecumenical Theology at the University of Freiburg, is the Bishop of Mainz and the President of the German Bishops Conference.

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