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In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of
by Denise A. Spellberg
American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of his lifelong interest in Islam, and…
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