Review of book in The Economist magazine

Below is an excerpt from The Economist magazine about the book:

A new book on Jefferson’s religion, “Doubting Thomas”, steers a middle course. On one hand, it squarely accepts that…Jefferson explicitly renounced many tenets of traditional Christianity. . . . [but] The book’s main author, Mark Beliles,…can’t be accused of refashioning Jefferson to his own tastes. . . . [He proves that] Although the founder’s political opponents accused him of being an infidel, Jefferson never ceased to have a rich and warm web of relationships with many clergy, mostly traditional ones. . . . And whatever his personal convictions, his outward religious practice was generally that of an active, church-going Anglican, whenever that sort of church was available to him.

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