Max Weber and Karl Marx are among the founding fathers of sociology.
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Jefferson was not an exception and he was not pulling a textual fast one on the other signers. The summary of Deism observes “Many of the leaders of the French and American revolutions followed this belief system, including John Quincy Adams, Ethan Allen, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Thomas Paine, and George Washington.” Many direct quotes from these Founders substantiate this claim.
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At its height, Deist thought influenced and was influenced by the theology and practices of liberal Protestant sects, especially those of the more individualist kind and most especially the Quakers (a very large and influential faction during the Revolutionary period). Thus, even though some of the Founding Fathers were not explicitly Deist, all found Deist language in the Declaration acceptable.
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While what you actually state that Mormon (LDS) Doctrine holds is correct, what you associate it isn’t a part of Mormon doctrine. We don’t believe that the Founding Fathers were acting to establish a christian religious state at all, just that they were divinely led to do the things what they did in establishing a nation in which the Gospel could be restored. We similarly believe the Martin Luther and Columbus were inspired to their accomplishments which opened up the gates of opportunity and religious freedom, even though we’d don’t agree with their religious doctrines at all.