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" Almighty God hath created the mind free, and manifested his supreme will that free it shall remain by making it altogether insusceptible of restraint; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments, or burthens, or by civil incapacitations,... "
A History of Pendleton County, West Virginia - Page 122
by Oren Frederic Morton - 1910 - 493 pages
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Is Democracy Possible Here?: Principles for a New Political Debate

Ronald Dworkin - Philosophy - 2006 - 177 pages
...precursor of the religion clauses of the First Amendment, stated that all attempts to coerce religion "are a departure from the plan of the Holy author of our religion." But even if most religious Americans hold that view, this would not explain why they think it wrong...
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Culture Bullies

Anonymous - Political Science - 2007 - 241 pages
...Freedom, and as the founder of the University of Virginia." An Act for establishing religious Freedom "Whereas, Almighty God hath created the mind free;...from the plan of the holy author of our religion, who being Lord, both of body and mind yet chose not to propagate it by coercions on either, as was...
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From Tyndale to Madison: How the Death of an English Martyr Led to the ...

Michael Farris - Religion - 2007 - 491 pages
...Legisl: the Bill above referred to, establishing religious liberty."76 The final version read, in part: Whereas Almighty God hath created the mind free; that...from the plan of the Holy author of our religion, who being Lord both of body and mind, yet chose not to propagate it by coercions on either, as it was...
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Reflections on Freedom of Speech and the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - Performing Arts - 2007 - 320 pages
...Appendix E The Virginia Statute of Religious Liberty (1786) An Act for Establishing Religious Freedom I. Whereas Almighty God hath created the mind free; that...from the plan of the Holy author of our religion, who being Lord both of body and mind, yet chose not to propagate it by coercions on either, as was...
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God in the Classroom: Religion and America's Public Schools

Robert Murray Thomas - Education - 2007 - 285 pages
...Liberty" originally written by Thomas Jefferson. The preamble to that Bill stated among other things that: Almighty God hath created the mind free: that all...departure from the plan of the Holy author of our religion who being Lord both of body and mind, yet chose not to propagate it by coercions on either . . . ;...
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Head and Heart: American Christianities

Garry Wills - History - 2007 - 626 pages
...manifested his supreme will that free it shall remain by making it altogether insusceptible of restraint; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments,...from the plan of the holy author of our religion, who being lord both of body and mind, yet chose not to propagate it by coercions on either, as was...
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Beyond Practical Virtue: A Defense of Liberal Democracy Through Literature

Joel A. Johnson - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 208 pages
...embedded in Jefferson's "Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom": "[A]ll attempts to influence [the mind] by temporal punishments, or burthens, or by civil...from the plan of the holy author of our religion, who being lord both of body and mind, yet chose not to propagate it by coercions on either, as was...
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A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America's First ...

Edward J. Larson - History - 2007 - 352 pages
...affirmation that has echoed through the centuries, "all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments and burthens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to...from the plan of the Holy author of our religion." As Jefferson saw it, state churches in Europe, stereotypically with bloated, corrupt hierarchies, invoked...
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That Godless Court?: Supreme Court Decisions on Church-state Relationships

Ronald Bruce Flowers - Religion - 2005 - 228 pages
...free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitation, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness,...from the plan of the Holy Author of our religion, who being Lord both of body and mind, yet chose not to propagate it by coercions on either, as was...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - Religion - 2007 - 262 pages
...created the mind free... that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments, or burthens... tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness,...departure from the plan of the holy author of our blessed religion, who being lord of both body and mind, yet choose not to propagate it by coercions...
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