BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: The Religious Life of a Founding Father
Reveals that deist writers did indeed influence Franklin's beliefs, but devout Christians in his life--including George Whitefield, his parents, and his beloved sister Jane--kept him tethered to the Calvinist creed of his Puritan upbringing. Kidd's fresh assessment of this well-known figure unpacks the contradictions and conundrums that faith presented in Franklin's life. Illus.
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