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" It is the duty of every man to render to the Creator such homage, and such only, as he believes to be acceptable to him. This duty is precedent, both in order of time and in degree of obligation, to the claims of civil society. Before any man can be considered... "
Niles' National Register - Page 289
1817
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The Discipline of Religion: Structure, Meaning, Rhetoric

Russell T. McCutcheon - Religion - 2003 - 346 pages
...minds, cannot follow the dictates of other men. . . . Before any man can be considered as a subject of Civil Society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe. . . . We maintain therefore that in matters of Religion, no man's right is abridged by the institution...
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The Founders on God and Government

Daniel L. Dreisbach, Mark David Hall, Jeffry H. Morrison - History - 2004 - 340 pages
...homage and such only as he believes to be acceptable to him. This duty is precedent, both in order of time and in degree of obligation, to the claims of...Society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governour of the Universe: And if a member of Civil Society, who enters into any subordinate Association,...
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Religion on Trial: How Supreme Court Trends Threaten Freedom of Conscience ...

Phillip E. Hammond, David W. Machacek, Eric Michael Mazur - Law - 2004 - 204 pages
...and such only as he believes to be 153 acceptable to him. This duty is precedent, both in order of time and in degree of obligation, to the claims of...Society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governour of the Universe: And if a member of Civil Society, who enters into any subordinate Association,...
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Tyranny Through Public Education - Revised Edition

William F. Jr Cox - Education - 2004 - 558 pages
...every man to render to the Creator such homage and such only as he believes to be acceptable to Mm ... Before any man can be considered as a member of Civil...Society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governour of the Universe... We maintain therefore that in matters of Religion, no mans right is abridged...
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One Electorate under God?: A Dialogue on Religion and American Politics

E.J. Dionne, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Kayla Meltzer Drogosz - Religion - 2004 - 260 pages
...as "indispensable supports" of political prosperity. James Madison said that before a man could be "a member of Civil Society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe." And Abraham Lincoln's references to God are too numerous to cite. Often it seems that criticisms of politicians...
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The Practice of Liberal Pluralism

William A. Galston - Philosophy - 2005 - 220 pages
...such only as he believes to be acceptable to him. This duty is precedent, both in order of time and degree of obligation, to the claims of Civil Society....Society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governour of the Universe: And if a member of Civil Society, who enters into any subordinate Association,...
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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
...Webb, 1842), 3. CHAPTER THREE RELIGION AND THE MORAL CONDITIONS OF FREEDOM IN THE AMERICAN FOUNDING Before any man can be considered as a member of Civil...considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe. — James Madison, A Memorial and Remonstrance, 1 785 The religion supported and propagated during...
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Backfired: A Nation Born for Religious Tolerance No Longer Tolerates Religion

William J. Federer - History - 2005 - 292 pages
...promised land and to have Jerusalem as a capital city again. 2"5 TOLERANCE FOR MONOTHEISTS .Defore any man can be considered as a member of Civil Society,...considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe.. ..Much more must every man who becomes a member of any particular Civil Society, do it with a saving...
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Journey to the United States of North America / Viaje a los Estados Unidos ...

Lorenzo de Zavala - History - 2005 - 436 pages
...homage, and such only, as he believes to be acceptable to Him. This duty is precedent, both in order of time and in degree of obligation, to the claims of civil society. Before any man can be considered a member of society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe: And if a member...
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Foundation Theology 2005

Lirio Corporation - 2005 - 252 pages
...acceptable to him/her ie before any person is considered as a subject of a member of civil society, he/she must be considered as a subject of the governor of the universe. [2]. (Hittinger, 2003, p. 2). Religious rights have, consequently, become a civic duty to be performed...
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