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The Religious Affiliation of 5th U.S. President
James Monroe was an Episcopalian.
James Monroe attended St. John's Episcopal Church while he was President. Some sources classify Monroe was a deist.
From: Peter Roberts, "James Monroe" page in "God and Country" section of "Science Resources on the Net" website (http://www.geocities.com/peterroberts.geo/Relig-Politics/STAgnew.html; viewed 29 November 2005):
Religious Affiliation: Episcopalian
Summary of Religious Views:
Franklin Steiner, in his book The Religious Beliefs of Our Presidents, categorized Monroe among "Presidents Whose Religious Views Are Doubtful." Indeed, Monroe was very close-mouthed about his religious views -- almost nothing on that subject can be found in his speeches or writings.
...James Monroe left almost no documents or speeches pertaining to religion...
Webpage created 29 November 2005. Last modified 30 November 2005.
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