Benjamin Franklin's View On Religion

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Benjamin Franklin and Elizabeth Ashbridge both write on the subject of religion in their narratives. Franklin has very unique view on religion, which was innovative for his time. Franklin questions his faith and beliefs of not only his religion that he was raised in in, but all religion. He was raised as a Presbyterian, but then decided that he was rather study on Sundays than go to church. Though Franklin openly expressed doubt towards religion, he does eventually invent his own religious routine. He doubts religion, but not the idea of a deity. Franklin states in his narrative states, “I never was without some religious Principles; I never doubted, for instance, the Existence of the Deity, that he made the World”. Franklin became experimental
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