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Religion and mortality united in the duty of man

Thomas Prentiss

Religion and mortality united in the duty of man

in two discourses, delivered at Medfield, on Lord"s day, November, 21, 1802

by Thomas Prentiss

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Published by Printed by Nathaniel Heaton, Jun. in Wrentham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life -- Sermons,
  • Congregational churches -- Sermons,
  • Sermons, American

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Prentiss
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 4903, Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 65105
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15079827M

      WOMEN AND MEN AND MORALITY. BY Carol Tavris ALTHOUGH some readers are already hailing Gilligan's book as a demonstration that women, because of their sensitivities to others, are ''more moral. Reflective morality requires that moral ideas are carefully examined and tested. Traditional morality can become reflective and dynamic when those moral ideas that are simply handed down and accepted are subjected to analysis and criticism. Morality, Law and Religion. Morality also overlaps with Law and Religion but shouldn’t be confused with File Size: KB.

    Note that the above quotes are but a small sample of hundreds of quotes the Founding Fathers made in regards to the importance of a religious and moral people in a successful Republican Democracy. In our young nation, the Bible was used as a text book for the purpose of teaching children moral . The religious views of George Washington have long been debated. While some of the other Founding Fathers of the United States, such as Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Patrick Henry, were noted for writing about religion, Washington rarely discussed his religious and philosophical views.. Washington attended the Anglican Church through all of his life, and was baptized as an infant.

      On Duties is in the form of an extended letter from Cicero to his twenty-one-year-old son, Marcus, who is, at the time, studying in Athens. This is Cicero’s major ethical writing and his final philosophical work, done in the last year and a half of his life. He explicitly follows, to the degree that makes sense to him, a text by the modified Stoic philosopher, Panaetius, who had direct. To understand what religion is and what is its role in the life of men, we should first of all know its definition. Religion may briefly be defined as under: Religion (din) is an all-round movement in the light of faith in Allah and a sense of responsibility for the formation of thought and belief, for the promotion of high principles of human morality for the establishment of.


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