You May Be Rich and Not Know It: A Jeffersonian Spirituality for Today
I am personally grateful to count Thomas ... unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” These truths, however, were not self-evident to most people in Jefferson’s day, and we are indebted to Jefferson, John ...
Thomas Jefferson on Intelligent Design and the Blessings of Liberty
that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable ... Locke or Rousseau, Jefferson was the master. Jefferson’s preamble is a capstone, an apex, in Enlightenment thinking. By way of the witness of natural ...
What Jefferson wrought
The committee charged with putting to paper the reasons the Continental Congress had resolved to declare independence from Britain turned to Thomas Jefferson to do its drafting ... steal from the natural-rights philosophy of John Locke.
The Founders’ Bible: Did Thomas Jefferson Base the Declaration of Independence on the Bible?
In writing the Declaration, Thomas ... s birth certificate and legal basis that is bedrocked in Christian principles. Also, in the Declaration’s second paragraph, Jefferson declared that we “are endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights ...
Thomas Jefferson, the American Mind and the Cosmic System
This committee consisted of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, and Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson had come ... that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the ...