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" Let it simply be asked, where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instruments of investigation in courts of justice ? And let us with caution indulge the supposition... "
Honor to George Washington and Reading about George Washington: Pamphlets 1 ... - Page 49
edited by - 1932 - 198 pages
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A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm - History - 2005 - 247 pages
...Washington expressed the consensus of the Founders on the need for government support of religion: [L]et us with caution indulge the supposition that...morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. The second to the last clause of the Virginia Bill of Rights says: "no free government, or the blessings...
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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - Political Science - 2005 - 427 pages
...obligations desert the oaths, which are the instruments of investigation in Courts of Justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition, that...morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. Tis substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule...
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The Bible in the Public Schools: Arguments in the Case of John D. Minor Et ...

Religion - 2005 - 254 pages
...as found in Washington's Farewell Address : " Whatever may be conceded to the influence of retineJ education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles." This forced construction,...
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The Robert Bellah Reader

Robert N. Bellah, Steven M. Tipton - Religion - 2006 - 555 pages
...religious obligation desert the oaths, which are the instruments of investigation in Courts of Justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition, that...morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. But there is every reason to believe that religion, particularly the idea of God, played a constitutive...
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In Their Own Words

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 260 pages
...religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instrument of" investigation in Courts of" Justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality...morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule,...
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In Their Own Words: Founding Fathers & the Bible

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 260 pages
...religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instrument of investigation in Courts of Justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality...morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule,...
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The Bible and Its Influence

Cullen Schippe, Chuck Stetson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 387 pages
...dispositions and habits, which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined...morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. THE 1800S Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was a French aristocrat who toured the United States to...
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Faith on Trial: Communities of Faith, the First Amendment, and the Theory of ...

David E. Guinn - Religion - 2006 - 238 pages
...with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. What ever [sic] may be conceded to the influence of refined education...morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle" (cited by McBrien 1987,235). Third, not only is positive morality a social good, the type of morality...
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Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Michael Kazin, Joseph A. McCartin - History - 2012 - 288 pages
...which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. . . . What ever may be conceded to the influence of refined education...can prevail in exclusion of religious principle." 6 It is not difficult to understand why people who believed in political freedom understood religion...
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A Call for Heresy: Why Dissent Is Vital to Islam and America

Anouar Majid - History - 2007 - 290 pages
...religious obligation desert the oaths, which are the instruments of investigation in Courts of Justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality...morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. Tis substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule...
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