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Creeds in competition: a creative force in American culture.

Author: Leo Pfeffer
Publisher: [New York] Harper [1958]
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Pfeffer, Leo, 1910-
Creeds in competition.
[New York] Harper [1958]
(OCoLC)644684408
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Pfeffer
OCLC Number: 1247885
Description: 176 pages 22 cm
Contents: 1. Competition in the market of culture : A short history of Christmas ; The relevance of Christmas ; The theme of this book ; The background of competition ; Are there Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish positions? ; Is competition good or bad? ; What is American about the experiment? --
2. The competitors and the wares : Prejudice or power? ; New England Calvinism ; Anglicanism ; Protestant dissent ; Secular humanism ; Roman Catholicism ; Judaism --
3. Religion and the State: Religious liberty in Catholic dogma, history and practice ; the Catholic reply ; The faiths and freedom ; Separation of church and State ; The meaning of the no-establishment clause ; Church and State in Catholicism ; Separation and American jewry ; The protestant dilemma --
4. God and the schools: Protestantism and public education ; American jewry and the public schools ; Catholicism and common education ; the secularization of the schools ; The law, the constitution, and the McCollum case ; Aftermath of McCollum-a new alliance? --
5. Private schools and the public purse: The Catholic parochial school ; Non-Catholic private schools ; Cons and pros of parochial education ; Private schools and the law ; Public funds for parochial schools?- the Catholics' case ; Protestant opposition ; The Jewish position ; Indirect aid and the Everson case --
6. Morals, censorship, and blue Sunday: Our changing morals ; An experiment noble in motive ; Bingo ; Obscenity and censorship ; Blue Sunday 7. The family and the child: Church dogma and family welfare ; Birth control ; Abortion ; Euthanasia, sterilization, artificial insemination ; sex education in the public schools ; divorce ; Child welfare ; Adoption --
8. Issues domestic and foreign: The social gospel ; Communism within the gates ; Civil liberties ; War, peace, pacifism, and the atom bomb ; Soviet communism and the Iron Curtain ; Ambassador to the Vatican ; Israel, Zionism, and the Arabs --
9. The consequences of competition: The thesis restated ; Competition and conflict ; The usesa of conflict ; Rules of fair competition ; The church in politics ; Competition and change ; Competition and America's future.

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