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" And shall subscribe a profession of their Christian belief in these words — I, AB, profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ, his Eternal Son, the true God, and in the Holy Spirit, one God, blessed for evermore ; and do acknowledge the Holy... "
An Introduction to the Defence of Abner Kneeland, Charged with Blasphemy ... - Page 57
by Abner Kneeland - 1834 - 43 pages
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The Faiths of Our Fathers: What America's Founders Really Believed

Alf J. Mapp - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 196 pages
...takes his seat, shall make and subscribe a declaration which ends in these words, 'I do acknowledge the Scriptures of the old and new Testament to be given by divine inspiration.'" The petitioners protested that this statement conflicted with another constitutional provision, "that no...
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A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm - History - 2005 - 270 pages
...making note of the Pennsylvania Constitution's provision requiring officeholders to "acknowledge the scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration," and that such a provision would deprive Jews from "holding any public office or place of Government."9...
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The Genevan Reformation and the American Founding

David W. Hall - History - 2005 - 512 pages
...of the universe, the rcwarder of the good and the punisher of the wicked. And 1 do acknowledge the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by Divine inspiration." Similarly, in 1776 Vermont required: "I do believe in one God, the Creator and Governor of the Diverse,...
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Backfired: A Nation Born for Religious Tolerance No Longer Tolerates Religion

William J. Federer - History - 2005 - 292 pages
...the Universe, the Rewarder of the good and Punisher of the wicked. And l do acknowledge the Scripture of the Old and New Testament to be given by Divine inspiration, and own and profess the Protestant religion." And no further or other religious test shall ever, hereafter,...
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In Their Own Words

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 261 pages
...wives - best of women. Embrace all my darling children for me." Chapter Twelve John Dickinson / do profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ...true God, and in the Holy Spirit, one God blessed for evermore; and I do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be given by...
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In Their Own Words: Founding Fathers & the Bible

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 262 pages
...wives - best of women. Embrace all my darling children for me." Chapter Twelve John Dickinson / do profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ...true God, and in the Holy Spirit, one God blessed for evermore; and I do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be given by...
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Contemporary Tibet: Politics, Development, and Society in a Disputed Region

Barry Sautman, June Teufel Dreyer - Business & Economics - 2006 - 374 pages
...Parliament the next day, they included among their recommended additions the requirement that dissenters 'profess Faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ...true God, and in the Holy Spirit, One God blessed for evermore.' What could Newton — by this time a fierce antitrinitarian — do in these pressing...
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The Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties: A - F, Index

Paul Finkelman - Civil rights - 2006 - 2076 pages
...Father, and in Jesus Christ His only Son, and in the Holy Ghost, one God, blessed for evermore; and I do acknowledge the holy scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration." Someone living in Delaware in 1777 might legitimately wonder if Unitarians or Jews were in fact full...
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Perspective

Charles Gaines - Religion - 2006 - 422 pages
...father and in Jesus Christ His only son, and in the Holy Ghost, one God, Blessed for evermore; and I do acknowledge the holy scriptures of the old and new testament to be given by divine inspiration." (Delaware 1776) History reveals that Christianity was not the religious test in question because the...
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God's Joust, God's Justice: Law and Religion in the Western Tradition

John Witte - Law - 2006 - 513 pages
...Father, and in Jesus Christ His only Son, and in the Holy Ghost, one God, blessed for evermore; and I do acknowledge the holy scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration."46 A number of Quakers, Baptists, and Moravians, before and after the American Revolution,...
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