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Founders Gambled on Virtue Prevailing Over Passions

Founders Gambled on Virtue Prevailing Over Passions
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In his renowned 1785 pamphlet Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments, James Madison described religious liberty as not only a right towards men but also a duty towards the Creator, and a duty … precedent both in order of time and degree of obligation, to the claims of Civil Society.

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