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" Well aware that Almighty God hath created the mind free : that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from the plan of the... "
A History of Pendleton County, West Virginia - Page 122
by Oren Frederic Morton - 1910 - 493 pages
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Democracy and Religion: Free Exercise and Diverse Visions

David W. Odell-Scott - History - 2004 - 384 pages
...written by Thomas Jefferson and enacted as follows by the Virginia General Assembly, on January 16,1786: Whereas, 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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The Founders on God and Government

Daniel L. Dreisbach, Mark David Hall, Jeffry H. Morrison - History - 2004 - 314 pages
...Supreme will that free it shall remain," he wrote in his Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom in 1779, That all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burthens, or by civil incapacitations . . . are a departure from the plan of the holy author of our religion, who being Lord of both body...
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The Separation of Church and State: Writings on a Fundamental Freedom by ...

F. Forrester Church - History - 2004 - 160 pages
...of service, his two terms of service as president of the United States). aWHEREAS ALMIGHTY GOD has created the mind free, that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are...
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Land and Liberty I: A Chronology of Traditional American History

David Warren Saxe - History - 2006 - 228 pages
...was evidenced in Thomas Jefferson's Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom (1786), "Almighty God has created the mind free . . . that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens or by civil incapacitations [only] tend to [produce] habits of hypocrisy and meanness and are...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - Religion - 2007 - 262 pages
...early days of the republic. Jefferson wrote in the Virginia Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom, "Whereas, Almighty God hath created the mind free......influence it by temporal punishments, or burthens... tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from the plan of the holy...
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That Godless Court?: Supreme Court Decisions on Church-state Relationships

Ronald Bruce Flowers - Religion - 2005 - 228 pages
...Religious Freedom, Passed in the Assembly of Virginia in the Beginning of the Year 17 86* Well aware that Almighty God hath created the mind 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, and are a...
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Religious Liberty in America: The First Amendment in Historical and ...

Bruce T. Murray - Law - 2008 - 213 pages
...cropped up later in the landmark Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom (1786), which begins as follows: "Whereas Almighty God hath created the mind free;...attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are...
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Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality

Martha Craven Nussbaum - Social Science - 2008 - 406 pages
...Williams's thought. They extend that thought into the area of financial establishment: Well aware that almighty God hath created the mind free; that all...attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness . . . ; that...
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Ethics in a Democracy: A Philosophical Quest

Albert A. Anderson - Democracy - 2008 - 348 pages
...sacred honor. STATUTE OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM PASSED IN THE ASSEMBLY OF VIRGINIA 17861 Well aware that Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all...attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are...
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Religious Liberty Library, Volume 2, Issues 7-19

Freedom of religion - 1893
...Establishing Religious Freedom," written by Thomas Jefferson, and reading as follows : — " Well aware that Almighty God hath created the mind free ; that all...attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitatious, teud only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are...
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