Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were, famously, political opponents. Their differences went beyond grand visions of the country’s future and the daily operation of the new government, however. They also disagreed about religion. We will examine their disagreement by reading and discussing some of their writings on the still controversial issue of religion and its role in politics. On Saturday, 12 March, David Tucker, Jason Stevens, and Stephen Knott discussed the religious views of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, and how these impacted their actions and relationship.
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