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" Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace, to profess, and to observe the Religion which we believe to be of divine origin, we cannot deny an equal freedom to those whose minds have not yet yielded to the evidence which has convinced us. "
Founding Faith: Providence, Politics, and the Birth of Religious Freedom in ... - Page 124
by Steven Waldman - 2008 - 304 pages
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A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America: And ..., Volume 2

David Benedict - Baptists - 1813
...the dictates of conscience."f Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace, to profess, ana observe the religion which we believe to be of divine origin, we cannot deny an equal treedom to those, whose minds have not yet yielded to the evidence which has convinced us. If this...
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Niles' National Register, Volume 12

1817
...the dictates of conscieqce."+ Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace, in profess, and observe the religion which we believe to be of divine...yet yielded to the evidence which has convinced us. If this freedom be abused, it is an offence against God, ncl against man. To Gotl, therefore, and not...
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Niles' National Register, Volume 12

1817
...we •Declaration of rights, article 16. assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace, to profess, and observe the religion which we believe to be of divine...cannot deny an equal freedom to those, whose minds have nnt yet yielded to the evidence which has convinced us. If thjsfreedom be abused, it is an offence...
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A Memorial and Remonstrance, on the Religious Rights of Man: Written in 1784 ...

James Madison - Church and state - 1828 - 12 pages
...retaining an " equal right to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience." Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace,...to profess, and to observe, the religion which we beHeve to be of Divine origin, we cannot deny an equal freedom to those whose minds have not yet yielded...
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Three Years in North America, Volume 2

James Stuart - United States - 1833
...retaining an ' equal title to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience.' Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace,...yet yielded to the evidence which has convinced us. If this freedom be abused, it is an offence against God, not against man : To God, therefore, not to...
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History of the Life and Times of James Madison, Volume 1

William Cabell Rives - United States - 1859 - 683 pages
...retaining " an equal title to the free exercise of religion according to the dictates of conscience." f Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace,...yet yielded to the evidence which has convinced us. If this freedom* be abused, it is an offence against God, not against man. To God, therefore, not to...
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The Two Republics: Or, Rome and the United States of America

Alonzo Trévier Jones - Church history - 1891 - 895 pages
...free exercise of religion according to the dictates of CHRISTIANITY DOES NOT NEED IT. 689 conscience.' Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace,...divine origin, we cannot deny an equal freedom to them whoso minds have not yet yielded to the evidence which lias convinced us. If this freedom be abused,...
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A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia

Robert Baylor Semple - Baptists - 1894 - 536 pages
...an '•'•equal title to the free exercise of religion according to the dictates of conscience."f Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace, to profess and observe the religion which we believe to be of divine origin, we cannot deny an equnl freedom to those...
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Documentary History of the Struggle for Religious Liberty in Virginia

Charles Fenton James - Freedom of religion - 1899 - 272 pages
...retaining an "equal title to the free exercise of religion according to the dictates of conscience."* Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace, to profess and observe the religion which we believe to be of divine origin, we cannot deny an equal freedom to those...
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The Writings of James Madison: 1783-1787

James Madison - Constitutional history - 1787
...retaining an " equal title to the free exercise of Religion according to the dictates of conscience " * Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace,...yet yielded to the evidence which has convinced us. If i this freedom be abused, it is an offence against God, not against man : To God, therefore, not...
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