For Thomas Jefferson, religion was a matter between a man and his god, with no interference in between. Listen to Bill Barker’s portrayal.
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Patrick Henry would have the church provide social services that today we relegate to the state. Listen to his religious views presented in his Assessment Bill of 1784. Richard Schumann interprets.| Transcript
A powerful agent of change during a time of the greatest repression, minister Gowan Pamphlet shared a message of hope and dignity. The first ordained slave preacher in America paved the way for the civil liberties and meaningful equality the future would bring. Hear his story.| Transcript
The hangman’s noose was the last stop for many a felon. But the ultimate penalty could be avoided with the recitation of one special psalm. Historian Linda Rowe explains the Benefit of Clergy.| Transcript
An electrifying presence changes history. Historic interpreter James Ingram shares the details of a remarkable life.| Transcript
Individuals of all classes rest in the peace of the Bruton Parish graveyard. Church guide Anne Conkling describes one of America’s oldest cemeteries.| Transcript