Quest for Faith, Quest for Freedom: Aspects of Pennsylvania's Religious Experience

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Otto Reimherr
Susquehanna University Press, 1987 - 203 páginas
A collection of essays that portray the role and diverse expressions of religious freedom in Pennsylvania history and point to Pennsylvania's unique contribution to the rise of religious liberty in America. Illustrated.
 

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In the P35,the Author states a famous Quaker's leaflet,that is The Great Case of Liberity of Conscience.In this book,you can call it a book as you like,William Penn gave us some inspirations about religious toleration.

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The Contribution of Pennsylvania to the Rise of Religious Liberty in America
19
William Penn Prophet of the Future
29
Expressions
39
Penns Holy Experiment in Context Some Aspects of a Nascent Ecumenism as Seen in the Lutheran Involvement 16381762
41
Bishop White Christ Church and the Anglican Presence in Pennsylvania
70
Bishop Asbury in Penns Woods
86
The Old Order Amish and the Gentle Art of Survival
99
The Susquehanna Mormonisms Jordan
108
In God and Country Do We Trust? A Debate between Two Black Pennsylvanians
131
Isaac Leeser of Philadelphia
145
The Selfimage of Three Philadelphia Catholic Intellectuals
162
Katherine Mary Drexel of Philadelphia
180
Index
195
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Página 25 - ... nor can any man, who acknowledges the being of a God, be justly deprived or abridged of any civil right as a citizen, on account of his religious sentiments or peculiar mode of religious worship: and that no authority can or ought to be vested in, or assumed by, any power whatever, that shall in any case interfere with, or in any manner control, the right of conscience in the free exercise of religious worship.
Página 22 - That all persons living in this province who confess and acknowledge the one almighty and eternal God to be the creator, upholder, and ruler of the world...
Página 27 - In addition, it might well be said that one's education is not complete without a study of comparative religion or the history of religion and its relationship to the advancement of civilization. It certainly may be said that the Bible is worthy of study for its literary and historic qualities. Nothing we have said here indicates that such study of the Bible or of religion, when presented objectively as part of a secular program of education, may not be effected consistently with the First Amendment.
Página 26 - ... preferring those who believe in no religion over those who do believe." . . . We do not agree, however, that this decision in any sense has that effect. In addition, it might well be said that one's education is not complete without a study of comparative religion or the history of religion and its relationship to the advancement of civilizaiton. It certainly may be said that the Bible is worthy of study for its literary and historic qualities.
Página 25 - GOD; and that no man ought, or of right can be compelled to attend any religious worship, or erect, or support any place of worship, or maintain any minister, contrary to the dictates of his conscience; nor can any man who professes the protestant religion, be justly deprived or abridged of any civil right, as a citizen, on account of his religious sentiment, or peculiar mode of religious worship...
Página 24 - That all men have a natural and unalienable right to worship Almighty God, according to the dictates of their own consciences and understanding: and that no man ought or of right can be compelled to attend any religious worship, or erect or support any place of worship, or maintain any...

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