Category Archives: Thomas Jefferson

Religious Freedom Day: A Humanist Activist Mystic Christian Philosopher

Religious Freedom Day was established on January 16th by the U.S. Congress in 1992. It celebrates the enactment in 1786 of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, written by Thomas Jefferson, who asked that his tombstone recognize that he was … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for July 5, 2015: Regarding the Separation of Church and State

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From “The Nation”: Kurt Vonnegut’s “Why You Can’t Stop Me from Speaking Ill of Thomas Jefferson”

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Kurt Vonnegut is one of my favorite authors—and his book Slaughterhouse Five is one of my all-time favorite books. I was pleased to see an article written by Vonnegut in the April 14, 2014 edition of The … Continue reading

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