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The American Soul: Rediscovering the Wisdom of the Founders Jacob Needleman

The American Soul: Rediscovering the Wisdom of the Founders

Jacob Needleman

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Looking at the lives of Americas founders-including Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin-scholar and bestselling author Jacob Needleman explores their core of inner beliefs- their religious and spiritual sensibilities- and their individual conceptionMoreLooking at the lives of Americas founders-including Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin-scholar and bestselling author Jacob Needleman explores their core of inner beliefs- their religious and spiritual sensibilities- and their individual conception of the purpose of life.The founders, Needleman argues, conceived of an inner democracy: a continual pursuit of wisdom and self-improvement that would undergird the outer democracy in which we live today. Any understanding of America as a nation of spiritual values will in the years ahead require Needlemans work as a point of reference.