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13 October, 08:20

That the impious presumption of legislators and rulers, civil as well as ecclesiastical, who, being themselves but fallible and uninspired men have assumed dominion over the faith of others, setting up their own opinions and modes of thinking as the only true and infallible, and as such endeavouring to impose them on others, hath established and maintained false religions over the greatest part of the world and through all time;

Which of the following best states the explicit meaning of this excerpt from Jefferson's Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom?

1. Many false religions have been established under true and infallible principles.

2. Civil legislators tend to impose their opinions and modes of thinking upon others.

3. Ecclesiastical rulers are uninspired men who assume dominion over the faith of others.

4. Men are only human and fallible themselves and cannot claim their opinions to be divine and infallible.

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  1. 13 October, 09:50
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