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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958.
Church and state in the United States.
New York, Harper & Row 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Anson Phelps Stokes; Leo Pfeffer
|Description:||xii, 660 pages 24 cm|
|Contents:||The background of American religious freedom and church-state relations --
Factors for religious freedom in the revolutionary and early national periods --
State battles for religious freedom --
Constitutional provisions for religious freedom and church-state separation --
The Supreme Court's decisions in church and state --
Effects of constitutional freedom on the churches --
Early national influences on churches --
Protestant adjustments to American church-state conditions --
Roman Catholic adjustments to American church-state conditions --
Jewish adjustments to American church-state conditions --
The church and national issues arising before the Civil War --
The church and slavery --
National issues after the Civil War --
Adjustment to racial and religious minority needs --
Adjustments in public education --
Adjustments in the church education field --
Adjustments in the social-legislative field --
The legal basis of church rights --
The status of religion and Christianity --
The general conclusions of this book --
Index of legal cases.
|Responsibility:||by Anson Phelps Stokes and Leo Pfeffer.|