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Cornerstones of religious freedom in America.

Author: Joseph L Blau
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 1949.
Series: Beacon Press studies in freedom and power.
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Blau, Joseph L. (Joseph Leon), 1909-1986.
Cornerstones of religious freedom in America.
Boston, Beacon Press, 1949
(OCoLC)609137935
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph L Blau
OCLC Number: 1182658
Description: viii, 250 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Colonial stirrings --
Roger Williams: from The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution (1644) --
William Penn: from The Great Case of Liberty of Conscience (1670) --
3. Building the wall of separation --
Thomas Jefferson: An Act for Establishing Religious Freedom (1779) --
Thomas Jefferson: from Notes on Virginia (1781-82) --
James Madison: A Memorial and Remonstrance on the Religious Rights of Man (1784) --
4. The affirmation of civil rights for religious minorities --
Jacob Henry: Speech in the North Carolina House of Delegates (1809) --
H.M. Brackenridge: from Speech on the Maryland "Jew Bill" (1819) --
5. Resistance to enforced Sabbath observance --
Richard M. Johnson: Sunday Observance and the Mail (1830) --
6. On keeping religion out of politics --
Zelotes Fuller: The Tree of Liberty (1830) --
7. Resistance to imposed religious forms --
David Moulton and Mordecai Myers: Report on Appointing Chaplains to the Legislature of New York (1832) --
8. On keeping religion out of public schools --
Horace Mann: Religious Education (1848) --
9. On keeping God out of the Constitution --
Francis Ellingwood Abbot: Nine Demands of Liberalism (1873) --
Benjamin F. Underwood: from The Practical Separation of Church and State (1876) --
10. The fight against released time --
Felix Frankfurter: Concurring Opinion in the Vashti McCollum Case (1948).
Series Title: Beacon Press studies in freedom and power.

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