What Is Thomas Jefferson's Legacy?

Glenn Moots, James Madison Program, Princeton University

  • Date Apr 14, 2014
  • Venue The Agora Institute
    Fowler Hall
    Eastern University
    1300 Eagle Road
    Saint Davids, PA 19087

GLENN A. MOOTS2013-2014 William E. Simon Visiting Fellow in Religion and Public Life at the James Madison Program at Princeton University, is Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and directs the Forum for Citizenship and Enterprise at Northwood University in Midland, Michigan. He is author of Politics Reformed: The Anglo-American Legacy of Covenant Theology (2010) and has published essays inPerspectives in Political ScienceLocke StudiesHebraic Political StudiesHumanitas and various edited collections. He has review essays published in a number of journals addressing religion, history, and political science. His current research concerns the intersection of religion and politics in colonial America, particularly the use of religious rhetoric and political theology in wars between 1689 and the War for Independence. His current projects include an article on Boston minister Samuel Cooper, an article on the casting of science and progress as religious imperatives during the early Founding, and a book on the American understanding of citizenship and liberty (under contract with Oxford University Press). He recently completed a fellowship at the Huntington Library. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Louisiana State University and has additional graduate degrees in Philosophy, Political Science, and Finance from Louisiana State University and Walsh College.